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Jews hateth our Lady much and Her sweet Son also
A miracle of Our Lady, ‘Toledo’, in the South English Legendary: twelve couplets
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Virgin Mary, miracles of; miracles
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 463 (SC 1596), f. 56va
First Lines:
GIewes hateþ oure lady muche & hire suete sone also
þat is sene in many stede bi þat þe shrewes haue do…
Last Lines:
…Ȝeue vs grace þat we mote suiche mylte here winne
Þat we mot to þe ioye come þat þou wonest inne
Note: Two columns per page, one full-line, the other half-line.
2.Source: Oxford, Trinity College 57, f. 55v
First Lines:
Gewes hatyeþ oure Leuedy moche & here swete sone al so
Þat is y sene in many dede þat þe scherewen haueþ i do…
Last Lines:
…ȝeue vs grace þat we mote such milce here wynne
Þat we mote to þe ioye come þat þu art ynne
Attributed Title: Miraculum Marie (f. 55v)
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 3039, f. 111
First Lines:
Þe Jewes hate mekil our lady & hir swete sone also
Als we be ensample fynde & fayn wold do hym wo…
Last Lines:
…Gife vs grace to mende our life & clense vs of our syn
Þat we may come vn to þat blisse þer þu lady art in Amen
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 14, ff. 89-89v
First Lines:
Gywes hatieþ oure leuedy muche & hure swete sone also
Þat is isene ni mony dede þat þe ssrewene habbeþ ido…
Last Lines:
…ȝif us grace þat we mote such milce (?) here wynne
Þat we mote to þe ioie come þat þou ert Inne
Editions:
D’Evelyn, Charlotte, and A. J. Mill, eds. The South English Legendary: Corpus Christi College Cambridge MS. 145 and British Museum MS. Harley 2277, with variants from Bodley MS. Ashmole 43 and British Museum MS. Cotton Julius D.ix. EETS o.s. 235 (1959), 236 (1956); repr. 1967: 237.
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2344, pp. 309-310
First Lines:
Þe gyewes hatyeþ oure lady and hure swete sone also
Þat is ysene in many dede þat þe schrewes habbeþ ydo…
Last Lines:
…Ȝif vs grace þat we mote of þe such mylce wynne
Þat we mote to þe ioye come þat þi sone and þou beoþ ynne
Attributed Title: Miraculum [Sancte Marie] (RT)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 10301, ff. 104-104v
First Lines:
Gywes hatyeþ oure lady muche & hure swete sone also
þat is y sene in many dede þat þe ssrewen havyþ i do
Last Lines:
…ȝif vs grace þat we mote suche milte here wynne
þat we mote to þe Ioye come þat þou arte Inne
Attributed Title: Miraculum (RT)
7.Source: London, British Library Cotton Cleopatra D.IX, ff. 155-155v
First Lines:
[G]iwes hatieþ oure leuedi moche & hire swete sone also
Þat is isene in mani dede þat þe schrewen habbeþ ido…
Last Lines:
…Ȝeue ous grace þat we mot soche milch here a winne
Þat we mote to þe ioie come þer as þu art inne amen
Note: Folio number reflects the most recent foliation. Space left for enlarged ‘G’, which was left blank.
8.Source: London, British Library Egerton 2891, f. 97
9.Source: London, British Library Harley 2277, f. 64
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James. Early English Poems and Lives of Saints. Transactions of the London Philological Society 1858; Pt. 2, Berlin, 1862: 42-3.