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Whenever ilk Christian man
Life of St. Alexis in the Scottish Legendary — 560 lines in couplets
Note: For other versions, see 379, 382, 2572, 3102, 4923.
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Alexis, 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. 163-169
First Lines:
qwhene euir ilke cristine manne
of cristis treutht gyf he ocht cane…
Last Lines:
…fra þat criste oure flesche laucht
thre hunder ȝere twenty & aucht
Attributed Title: alexes (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Nachträge zu den Legenden.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 62 (1879): 397-442: 397-402.
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.210-18.
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: 1.2.441-57.