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John and Paul brethren were in the borough of Rome
‘Seint ihon & seint poul twey breþerin of rome’, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary; ‘Seint ihon & seint poul twey breþerin of rome’
Subjects: Paul, saint; John the apostle, saint
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 216-217
First Lines:
Ihon & poul breþerin were in þe borwȝ of rome
þe modir het costande þorw whom hy to þis world com…
Last Lines:
…þe vii calendr of Iulie þis cas fel I wis
nowȝ Ihesu þorw here bonys vs graunte heuen blis
Attributed Title: Seint ihon & Seint poul twey breþerin of rome (f. 216)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Des Ms. Bodl. 779 jüngere Zusatzlegenden zur südlichen Legendensammlung.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 82 (1889): 307-422: 379-81.