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It is heard of saints sere
Life of St. Nicholas, in the Scottish Legendary
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Nicholas, saint, life of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 178-190v
First Lines:
It is herde of sanctis sere
þat seruit god til þai ware here…
Last Lines:
…oure al þis warld be land & se
& euire al tyme so mot It be
Attributed Title: nycholas (or nycolase) (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.229-45.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. Legends of the Saints, in the Scottish dialect of the fourteenth century…. 6 pts. in 3 vols. Scottish Text Society 13, 18, 23, 25, 35, 37. Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1896: 1.481-514.