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Saint Anicet the holy man that sometime pope was
‘Seint Anicet þe holy pope’, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: saints’ lives; Anicet, saint, life of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 231-231v
First Lines:
Seint anyset þe holy man þat somtyme pope was
In þe borw of rome so god him ȝef þe cas…
Last Lines:
…Now bidde we to Ihesu crist for loue of seint anyscete
þat he vs bringe to heuene for þer is ioye swete
Attributed Title: Seint anicet þe holy pope (f. 231)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Des Ms. Bodl. 779 jüngere Zusatzlegenden zur südlichen Legendensammlung.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 82 (1889): 307-422: 398-9.