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Jesu Lord in Trinity / That was and is and ay shall be
Miracle of the Virgin Mary, the Wicked Knight and the Friar — in 12-line stanzas (aabccbddbeeb)
Title(s): Miracle of the Virgin Mary, the Wicked Knight and the Friar
Subjects: Virgin Mary, miracles of; miracles; friars
Versification: — twelve-line — aabccbddbeeb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Library 91 [Robert Thornton MS], ff. 147rb-148rb
First Lines:
Ihesu lorde in trinyte
Þat was & es and aye schall be…
Last Lines:
…Þus Endis here our talkyng
Ihesu till h blysse vs brynge
Þat es euer lastande
Note: Only lines 1-97 and last 43 lines due to loss of folios between 147 and 148; part of f. 147 torn away with loss of text;nineteenth-century transcript in London, British Library Egerton 2257, f. 95.
Attributed Title: De Miraculo Beate Marie (f.147rb)
Editions:
Brewer, Derek Stanley, and A. E. B. Owen. “Introduction.” The Thornton Manuscript (Lincoln Cathedral MS. 91). London: Scolar Press, 1975.
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 503-4.