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DIMEV 517
IMEV 301.3
NIMEV 301.3
And his father of wife wit nought
The Life of St Agnes in the Scottish Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Agnes, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 348-351v
First Lines:
…& his fadire of wyf wat noght
na of sic delyt neuire rocht…
Last Lines:
…one þe fyngire of þat ymag
of vad of weding in to vag
Attributed Title: agnes (RT, 348-351v)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 2.151-6.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. Legends of the Saints, in the Scottish dialect of the fourteenth century…. 6 pts. in 3 vols. Scottish Text Society 13, 18, 23, 25, 35, 37. Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1896: 2.346-57.