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Whosoever devotion has
A collection of miracles of the Virgin Mary, ending imperfectly: (I) Monk tempted by devil in woman’s form, (2) Woman revived for confession, (3) Columns raised by Schoolboys, (4) Chaste Empress, (5) Abbess who went with child, (6) Cancerous tongue healed, (7) Jew Boy, (8) Woman’s son restored to life, (g) Devil in Beast-shapes, (l0) Barns filled in time of famine, (11) Ring given to the image of the Virgin Mary, (12) Broken tun of wine filled, (13) Origin of the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, (14) Jews cannot destroy image of the Virgin Mary, (15) Incest between mother and son, (16) Image of the Virgin Mary insulted by a Jew, (17) Virgin Mary goes surety for a merchant (another version is 700), 8) Clerk of Chartres.
Subjects: Virgin Mary, miracles of; devil



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 39996 [olim Phillipps 9803], ff. 70-80v
First Lines:
Who so euer deuocion has
In oure lady grete grace…
Last Lines:
…In Rome was an Empourer
þat was a man of grete valour…
Note: Ends imperfectly.
Attributed Title: þe miracles of our lady (f. 70)
Editions:
Tryon, Ruth Wilson. “Miracles of Our Lady in Middle English Verse.” PMLA 38 (1923): 308-81: 341-67.
Boyd, Beverly May, ed. Middle English Miracles of the Virgin. New York: Columbia UP, 1955; San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1964: 61-7 (miracles 1 and 4 only).