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The feast of Holy Thursday is both noble and rich
The Feast of the Ascension, in some MSS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Ascension, feast of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 2810 [olim Allan of Darlington], f. 173
2.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 223, ff. 3v2-4v
First Lines:
Now comes Aster in diuerse stiddes þerfore men mot lere
Which tyme our lord ros & which tyme of þe ȝere…
Last Lines:
…He steye into heuen with his woundes five
Als hit falles on holy þoresday þat he con to heuen stye
But firste holy chirche hit helde þe feste of letanye
Attributed Title: Holy þoresday (f. 4v)