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Now of Saint James speak will we
Life of St. James the Less in the Scottish Legendary
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: James the Less, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 52-61v
First Lines:
now of sancte Iames spek will we
þat set is in þe sexte degre…
Last Lines:
…sa throw þi helpe I ma hynne twyne
but schame det & dedly syne
Attributed Title: Jamus; Jacobus (RT, ff. 52-61v)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.72-84.
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: 1.150-75.