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IMEV 303.6
NIMEV 303.6
And lived in deadly sin
Owayne Miles, a version of St. Patrick’s Purgatory — in 6-line tail-rhyme stanzas
Note: Cf. 1607 and 2921; for the South English Legendary version, see 4742.
Title(s): Owayne Miles; St. Patrick’s Purrgatory
Subjects: Patrick, saint; saints’ lives; visions, of the afterlife
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 25ra-31vb
First Lines:
…& liued in dedeli sinne
Seyn Patrike hadde rewþe…
Last Lines:
…Graunt ous heuen blis aboue
Bi for his swete face
Note: 1186 lines including imperfect beginning and lacuna at f. 31ra.
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Laing, David, and William Barclay David Donald Turnbull, eds. Owain Miles &c. Edinburgh, 1837.
Kölbing, Eugen. “Zwei mittelenglische bearbeitungen der sage von St. Patrick’s purgatorium.” Englische Studien 1 (1877): 57-121: 98-112.
Foster, Edward E., ed. Three Purgatory Poems: The Gast of Guy, Sir Owain, The Vision of Tundale. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2004.