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I wot in ferne country so men me tolden to
Life of St. Faith, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Note: For the usual version see 4595.
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Faith, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 183v-184v
First Lines:
Ich wot in ferne contre so men me toldin to
Is a swyþe noble toun I cleped ageno…
Last Lines:
…Þe seueþe day of octobre þese goodmen þolid þis
Now Ihesu crist for here loue vs graunte heuen blis
Attributed Title: Seint fey þe holi virgine (f. 183v)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Des Ms. Bodl. 779 jüngere Zusatzlegenden zur südlichen Legendensammlung.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 82 (1889): 307-422: 323-6.