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Lordings courteous and hende
A miracle of the Virgin Mary: the Knight and his jealous wife
Subjects: Virgin Mary, miracles of; miracles
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 61 (SC 6922*), ff. 62-65v
First Lines:
Lorgynges curtase & hene
lystyns how þis tale schall ende
T[hat] I wyll ȝow seyne
And if ge wyll with gode wyll here…
Last Lines:
…Dorste no lenger A byde
Bot fled A wey full sore
Note: Ends imperfectly.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 329-33.
Boyd, Beverly May, ed. Middle English Miracles of the Virgin. New York: Columbia UP, 1955; San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1964: 92-104.
Shuffleton, George. Ashmole 61: A Compilation of Popular Middle English Verse. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008: 170-80; 484-8; 608.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 17539. The myracles of oure blessyd Lady, Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, [1496]
Editions:
Whiteford, P. The Myracles of Oure Lady edited from Wynkyn de Worde’s edition. Middle English Text 23. Heidelberg, 1990.