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Saint Cuthbert life who list to lere
Life of St. Cuthbert — 8362 short lines in couplets
Subjects: Cuthbert, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 3309 [olim Castle Howard], pp. 1-203
First Lines:
Saynt cuthbert lyfe who lyste to lere
And forto knawe þat coresaynte clere…
Last Lines:
…All þat helps saint cuthbert thing
To heuens blis oure god þaim bring
Note: Followed by 1845 as colophon.
Editions:
Fowler, Joseph Thomas, ed. The Life of St Cuthbert in English Verse, c. A.D 1450 from the original MS. in the Library at Castle Howard. Surtees Society 87 (1891): 1-245.