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When Christs faith young was and new
Life of St. Dorothy in Bokenam’s Lives of Saints
Author(s): Dorothy Bokenham
Subjects: Dorothy, saint, life of; saints’ lives



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Arundel 327, ff. 87-91
First Lines:
Whan crystys feyth yung was & newe
And not fully rotyd stedefastly…
Last Lines:
…Was of þis lyf made þis translacyoun
Amen mercy ihesu an gramercy
Attributed Author: Translated into englys be a doctor of dyuyinte clepyd Osbern Bokenam…Wrytyn in Cambryge by hys sonn ffrer Thomas Burgh (index, f. 193)
Attributed Title: The lyf of seynt Dorothye (rubric, f. 87) The lyf of seynt Dorothye (index, f. 193)
Editions:
Clive, Edward Gerbert, earl of Powis. Osbern Bokenham, The lyvys of seyntys. Roxburghe Club 5. London: Nicol, 1835: 137-44.
Horstmann, Carl. Osbern Bokenams Legenden Heilbronn: Hennnger, 1883: 120-6.
Serjeantson, Mary Sidney, ed. Osbern Bokenham: Legendys of Hooly Wummen. EETS o.s. 206 (1938); repr. 1988: 130-6.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 36983 [olim Bedford Public Library], f. 305v
First Lines:
Whan Crystys ffeyth ȝong was and newe
And not fully Rooted Stedfastely…
Last Lines:
…And forto spekyn of bodyly bewte
Sche passid all maydens of ȝþat contre
Editions:
Clive, Edward Gerbert, earl of Powis. Osbern Bokenham, The lyvys of seyntys. Roxburghe Club 5. London: Nicol, 1835: 137-44.
Horstmann, Carl. Osbern Bokenams Legenden Heilbronn: Hennnger, 1883: 120-6.
Serjeantson, Mary Sidney, ed. Osbern Bokenham: Legendys of Hooly Wummen. EETS o.s. 206 (1938); repr. 1988: 130-6.