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Now here after will I show
Life of St. Matthew, in the Scottish Legendary — couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: saints’ lives; Matthew, saint, life of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 66v-73
First Lines:
[N]ow here eftyre will I schaw
of þe apostil sanct mathew…
Last Lines:
…ma trastly cum to Iugment
And bruke þe Ioy þat hym is lent
Attributed Title: Mathou (RT, 66v-72v)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.92-9.
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: 1.190-207.