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IMEV 3448.8
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The prince of priests to him gan say
The stoning of St. Stephen — 87 lines in cross-rhymed quatrains
Subjects: Stephen, saint; saints’ lives
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Library Addit. 68 [olim Ingilby], ff. 99-99v; 97-97v
First Lines:
The prince of prestes to hym gan say
Arn these now trew wyth oute les
to hym stevyn answeryd nay
Hym wel excusyng be fayr processe…
Last Lines:
…O good Ihesu for þis knyth
Graunte vs grace to come to hevyn
& make vs pertyners of þat lyght
Where evyr we may regne with stevyn
Editions:
Woodruff, Charles Eveleigh. A XVth Century Guide Book to the Principal Churches of Rome Compiled c. 1470 by William Brewyn. London: Marshall, 1933: 84-6.