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Mary the mild of whom I mean / Is Gods mother…
The Abbess who went with Child: Narratio in the Northern Homily Cycle — preceded by eighteen introductory lines
Note: For other MSS which place the rubric at the beginning of the story itself see 5161; for another version, see 6660.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: Virgin Mary, miracles of; miracles; exempla
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 235v-238
First Lines:
Marie þe mylde of whaim i mene
Es goddes modir & maiden clene…
Last Lines:
…In to þat contre þare scho es qwene
þidir scho bringe vs all bedene . Amen
Editions:
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 2391, f. 156v