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DIMEV 2916
IMEV 1762
NIMEV 1762
Jesu that heaven and earth began
Tale of an incestuous daughter — twenty-four 6-line stanzas
Note: For another version see 1788.
Subjects: incest; tales
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 118 (SC 14611), ff. 116-118v
First Lines:
Ihesu þat heuyn & erthe began
And aftyr hys forme made man…
Last Lines:
…In to ioye for to wende
Amen lord for þi grace
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Nachträge zu den Legenden 5: The Messengers of Death.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 79 (1887): 411-70: 421-4.
Heuser, Wilhelm. “Dux Moraud, einzelrolle aus” 30 (1907): 180-208: 201-5; see Thum (1892).