The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 463 (SC 1596)
, f. 56va
GIewes hateþ oure lady muche & hire suete sone
þat is sene in many stede bi þat þe shrewes haue
…Ȝeue vs grace þat we mote suiche mylte here
Þat we mot to þe ioye come þat þou wonest
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2.Source: Oxford, Trinity College 57
, f. 55v
Gewes hatyeþ oure Leuedy moche & here swete sone al
Þat is y sene in many dede þat þe scherewen haueþ i
…ȝeue vs grace þat we mote such milce here
Þat we mote to þe ioye come þat þu art
Attributed Title: Miraculum Marie (f. 55v)
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 3039
, f. 111
Þe Jewes hate mekil our lady & hir swete sone also
be ensample fynde & fayn wold do hym wo…
…Gife vs grace to mende our life & clense vs of our
Þat we may come vn to þat blisse þer þu lady art in
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 14
, ff. 89-89v
Gywes hatieþ oure leuedy muche & hure swete sone
Þat is isene ni mony dede þat þe ssrewene habbeþ
…ȝif us grace þat we mote such milce (?) here
Þat we mote to þe ioie come þat þou ert
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.
o.s. 235 (1959), 236 (1956); repr. 1967: 237.
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2344
, pp. 309-310
Þe gyewes hatyeþ oure lady and hure swete sone
Þat is ysene in many dede þat þe schrewes habbeþ
…Ȝif vs grace þat we mote of þe such mylce
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
Gywes hatyeþ oure lady muche & hure swete sone
þat is y sene in many dede þat þe ssrewen havyþ i
…ȝif vs grace þat we mote suche milte here
þat we mote to þe Ioye come þat þou arte
Attributed Title: Miraculum (RT)
7.Source: London, British Library Cotton Cleopatra D.IX
, ff. 155-155v
[G]iwes hatieþ oure leuedi moche & hire swete sone
Þat is isene in mani dede þat þe schrewen habbeþ
…Ȝeue ous grace þat we mot soche milch here a
Þat we mote to þe ioie come þer as þu art inne
Note: Folio number reflects the most recent foliation. Space left for enlarged
‘G’, which was left blank.
9.Source: London, British Library Harley 2277
, f. 64
Furnivall, Frederick James.
Early English Poems and Lives of Saints.
Transactions of the London Philological Society
1858; Pt. 2, Berlin, 1862: 42-3.