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Saint Gregory sayeth it was a clerk
Dying Monk sees Dragon: a Narratio in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For other MSS see 1843.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: monks; dragons
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Selden Supra 52 (SC 3440), ff. 229v-231
First Lines:
sant gregor says yt was a clerke
þat lest þe fend & all hys werke…
Last Lines:
…& graunt vs at our last endyng
þe blys of heuyn þer he ys kyng
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 190v-192
First Lines:
SEynt Gregori seyth it was a clerk
þat lefte þe ferd & al his werk…
Last Lines:
…& graunt vs at oure last ending
þe blis of heuene þer he is king
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 301-306
First Lines:
Seynt Gregore sais it was a clerk
Þat lefte þe fonde & al his werk…
Last Lines:
…And graunte vs at oure last endyng
Þe blisse of heuene þere he es kyng
Attributed Title: Narracio qualiter acus habebat ff[ ] et gracia dey re[ ]uit eum de [ ] operibus (added to right margin by contemporary hand, p. 301)