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In some time weren in England kings swith rife
Life of St. Oswin in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Oswin, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff 208-212v
First Lines:
In somtyme weren in ingelonde kingus swyþe ryue
for so ich finde in bok I wroȝt at onus þer weren fyue…
Last Lines:
…þat we after oure ending mot to him come
& wende to þe ioye þer þat he doþ wone
Attributed Title: Seint oswin þe king þe holy marter (f. 208)
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: 369-78.