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Tway emperors in some time was in the land of Rome
Lives of SS. Simplice and Faustine, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Simplice and Faustine, saints, lives of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 238-239
First Lines:
Twey emperourus in som tyme was in þe lond of rome
þat slouin many a cristinman þorw wel wilfuldome…
Last Lines:
…& bringe vs to þe ioye þer þat hy beþ inne
& þat we mote oure ryȝt eritage wit ryȝt to oure soulus awinne
Attributed Title: Seint cinplice and faustine (f. 238)
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: 414-16.