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The holy Pope Innocent so God gave the case
Life of Pope Innocent I, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Innocent I, pope, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 236v-237v
First Lines:
Þe holy pope Innosent so god ȝaf pe cas
In þe lond of abdane ich woot I bore he was…
Last Lines:
…to come to þe ioye þat he is in I dyȝt
for þe loue of innocent so wel so þou myȝt
Note: Unique copy.
Attributed Title: Þe holy pope [blacked out] inocent (f. 236v)
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: 411-12.