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All that I in word and deed / I thank hit God all folks king
Gregorius — in 8-line stanzas
Note: For a later recension see 365.
Title(s): Gregorius
Subjects: Gregory, pope; saint’s life
Versification: — eight-line — ababcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 45ra-47rb
First Lines:
Alle þat ich in word and dede
I þonke hit God al folkes kyng…
Last Lines:
…Þe Pope haþ granted hem to mede
and halred dawes to pardoun
Note: ‘Pope’ partially erased.
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Keller, Carl. Die mittelenglische Gregoriuslegende. Heidelberg: Winter; New York: Stechert, 1914.
Horstmann, Carl. “Gregorius auf dem Steine. Aus Ms. Vernon p. 44.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 55 (1876): 407-38: 422-38.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 225 (SC 14716), ff. 105b-115v
First Lines:
Al þat I can in word & dede
I thanke it god bothe lord & kyng…
Last Lines:
…þer myȝtte men sen bothe elde & ȝonge
He þat was sek hol a n[ ]
Note: Ends imperfectly, the last folio is damaged; ‘b’ of folio reference is not column designation.
Editions:
Keller, Carl. Die mittelenglische Gregoriuslegende. Heidelberg: Winter; New York: Stechert, 1914.
3.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 1-6v
First Lines:
…Þerl him graunted his wille ywis þat þe kniȝt him hadde ytold
þe barouns þat were of miche pris bi forn him þai weren y[ ]…
Last Lines:
…Þer ich him feterd fast & bond he me suffred & stille lay
& þe keye wiþ mi riȝt hond in to [ ] y cast away
Note: Lines 1-268 missing in this MS; begins imperfectly at line 269; ends imperfectly. Lines correspond to 269-1330 of Vernon text. Long-line couplets or quatrains, abab, written two verse lines to a line of MS.
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Keller, Carl. Die mittelenglische Gregoriuslegende. Heidelberg: Winter; New York: Stechert, 1914.
Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald, ed. Legendae Catholicae. Edinburgh, 1840: 1-67.
Schulz, Fritz. Die Englische Gregorlegende. Königsberg: Hartungschen, 1876: 25.
4.Source: Kendal, Kendal Grammar School. A. de Clavasio, Summa de casibus conscientiae, Nuremberg, 1498 (STC ), fragment in binding
Note: Lines corresponding to 127-90, 572-653 of Vernon text.