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Jesu Christ loved thou be
Life of St. Mary Magdalene, in the Scottish Legendary
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Mary Magdalene, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 91v-103v
First Lines:
[I]hesu cryst lowyt þu be
þat for þine Inborne pitte…
Last Lines:
…þat is in þe crage sa schore
quhare of I tauld ȝou here before
Attributed Title: Magdalena (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.123-37.
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: 1.256-84.