The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Saint George the good knight a holy man was he
A variant text of the Life of St. George in the South English Legendary
For the ordinary text see 4603
South English Legendary
Subjects: saints’ lives; George, saint, life of
1.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122]
, ff. 218v
Saynt george þe gude knyght a haly man was he
geten & borne
in þe lande of caped se full fre…
…þe kynge garte rayse a faire kyrke & craftyly yt
In þe hond [sic] of owre swete lorde & sayn george
Attributed Title: De sancto Georgio (f. 218v)
Parker, Roscoe E.
“A Northern Fragment of the Life of St. George.”
Modern Language Notes
38 (1923): 97-101: 97.
Whatley, Gordon E.,
Saints’ Lives in Middle English Collections.
With Anne B. Thompson and Robert K. Upchurch. MI: Western Michigan
University for TEAMS, 2004.