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This St. Ninian I of say
Life of St. Ninian in the Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Ninian, 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), ff. 332-347v
First Lines:
[T]his sanct niniane I of say
þat quyk and ded blissit wes ay…
Last Lines:
…þane þe todire leg had bene
& þis meralle wes mad kyd…
Note: Ends imperfectly.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 2.121-38.
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: 2.304-45.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. The Legends of SS. Ninian and Machor. Paisley: Gardner, 1904: 41-83.