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The perfect life to put in remembrance
?John Lydgate, Life of St. Petronilla, probably by Lydgate — twenty
8-line stanzas and one of 4 lines
Author(s): John Lydgate (?)
Title(s): Life of St. Petronilla
Subjects: Petronilla, saint, life of; saints’ lives
eight-line, four-line —
The parfite lyfe to put in remembraunce…
, [London]: Emprynted by Rychard Pynson, [1495?] , ff. 1-3v
The parfite lyfe to put in remembraunce
Of a virgyn moost gracious
…Late him trust pleynly in sentence
Shall fynde grace of his
Note: Oxford, Bodleian Douce fragm. f.g; ends, ‘Empryntyd by Rychard
Pynson’ (f. 3v)
Fugitive Tracts, written in Verse. Compiled by William Carew Hazlitt.
Vol. 1: 1493-1600.
2 vols. London: Wittingham, 1875.
MacCracken, Henry Noble,
John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. I: Religious Poems.
e.s. 107 (1911; repr. 1961): 1.154-9.