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The high feast of Gods blood that late was I-found
Feast of Corpus Christi, in some MSS of the South English Legendary — 268 lines
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Corpus Christi, feast of; transubstantiation; Eucharist
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 172-175
First Lines:
Þe hyȝe feste of goddes blood þat late was I founde
good is to honoure In euery a stounde…
Last Lines:
…& god leue þat we moot þer to vs clensy so
þat we mowe þer þorwȝ be sauid fro pyne & fro wo
Note: Three and a half pages blank following this (175-176v).
Attributed Title: Þe feste of corpus day cristy (f. 172v)
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: 307.
2.Source: London, British Library Egerton 2810 [olim Allan of Darlington], f. 176v