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The token of the verray cross
Life of St. Justina in the Scottish Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Justina, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), f. 247v
First Lines:
[t]he takyne of þe verray croice
ws byd to luf in hart & voice…
Last Lines:
…ijc viijxx of ȝeris ewyne
eftyr criste þai ware send til hewine
Attributed Title: Justin (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 2.50-60.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. Legends of the Saints, in the Scottish dialect of the fourteenth century…. 6 pts. in 3 vols. Scottish Text Society 13, 18, 23, 25, 35, 37. Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1896: 2.152-75.