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Sother the holy pope in Champagne was I-bore
Life of St. Sother the Pope
Subjects: Sother, pope, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 231v-232
First Lines:
Sother þe holy pope in chaumpayne was I bore
of þe beste men of þe londe ic woot he nom his more…
Last Lines:
…þat he vs ȝeue grace here on erþe so do
oure soulus fram sinne sauen & after come þe to
Note: Unique copy.
Attributed Title: Seint sother þe holy pope (f. 231v)
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: 400-1.