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We find written of Saint Bernard
Pater noster for St. Bernard’s palfrey, a Narratio in the Northern Homily Cycle
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: Bernard of Clairveaux, saint
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 61v-62v
First Lines:
We find writen of saynte bernarde
þat anes fore to a cytee warde…
Last Lines:
…Oure lorde fullfill oure langynge
And till his blisse he vs all bringe Amen .
Editions:
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 180vb1
First Lines:
WE fynde I write þat seynt Bernard
Eode enes to a Cite ward…
Last Lines:
…Vre lord folfulle vre longynge
And to his blisse vs alle brynge
Attributed Title: Pater noster for seynt bernardes palfray (f. 180vb)
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Die Evangelien-Geschichten der Homiliensammlung des Ms. Vernon.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 57 (1877): 241-316: 261.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], p. 114
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, f. 88v
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, f. 59
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 60v-61v
First Lines:
We fynde wryten þat saint barnard
Went a tyme to a cety ward…
Last Lines:
…Oure lorde fullfill oure langynge
And to þe blys of heuen vs brynge
7.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 137ra
8.Source: London, British Library Harley 2391, f. 173
9.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 41
10.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 22vb
11.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 36v-37
First Lines:
We fynde wrytene þat saynte barnarde
Wente a tyme till a cyte warde…
Last Lines:
…oure lorde fulfyll oure langynge
and tyll hys blys vs all brynge
12.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], f. 56