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All Christian men both more and less
The ‘expanded version’ of the Northern Passion
Note: For the usual version see 3124.
Title(s): Northern Passion
Subjects: Passion, narratives of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 175 (SC 14667), ff. 55va-76ra
First Lines:
Alle cristen men both more & les
þat in þis werld her wonand es…
Last Lines:
…þat we may when we hethen wende
Byde in blys with outen ende
Note: Title, in rubric, illegible
Editions:
Heuser, Wilhelm, and Frances Allen Foster, eds. The Northern Passion (Supplement). EETS o.s. 183 (1930); repr. 1971: 51-142.
2.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 165
3.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 67rb
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. Legends of the Holy Rood, Symbols of the Passion, and Cross-Poems. EETS o.s. 46 (1871); repr. 1973: 62-86 (Cross story only).
Foster, Frances Allen, ed. The Northern Passion. EETS o.s. 145, 147 (1913, 1916); repr. 1971: 45.