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Lawrence well the name has taken
Life of St. Lawrence, in the Scottish Legendary
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Lawrence, saints, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 148v-157v
First Lines:
lawrent vele þe name has tane
of a fare tre callit lawrcane…
Note: Begins on loose folio; ff. 148-9 loose as second halves of two loose bifolia shelved as Gg.2.6A(c); other halves are ff. 134-45. See 4809 and 6032.
Attributed Title: laurens (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.191-202.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. Legends of the Saints, in the Scottish dialect of the fourteenth century…. 6 pts. in 3 vols. Scottish Text Society 13, 18, 23, 25, 35, 37. Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1896: 2.403-25.