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When Jesu was in grave laid
The story of the Resurrection — 605 lines in six-line stanzas (aabccb)
Subjects: Christ, burial and resurrection; paraphrases
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 61 (SC 6922*), ff. 138v-144v
First Lines:
When Ihesu was in graue leyd
The bysschop vnto An oþer seyd
The best rede þat we can done
To sir pylate we wyll gone…
Last Lines:
…God send hem grace to take þe wey
To þe blysse with out endyng
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Nachträge zu den Legenden 5: The Messengers of Death.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 79 (1887): 411-70: 441.
Shuffleton, George. Ashmole 61: A Compilation of Popular Middle English Verse. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008: 356-71; 564-9; 623-4.