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Yet came Jesu to the time ere he went to heaven
Section on the Ascension in the ‘Southern Resurrection’ of the South English Legendary — in couplets
Note: For other MSS. which begin this section 44 lines earlier see 409.
Title(s): ‘Southern Resurrection’
Subjects: Christ, ascension of
Versification: — two-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 171-171v
First Lines:
To his desiplis ihesus seyd by þese wordes ȝw mowe se
Þat I haue to ȝowȝ speke whyl h I haue wit ȝowȝ be…
Last Lines:
…as an oþer werkeday þe þorsday to werche
for þe mony festis of halwin þat fallyþ in holy cherche
Note: Begins at line 13.
Attributed Title: Þe asensioun of oure lord (f. 171)
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Addit. C.38 (SC 30236), f. 94v
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.25 (605), ff. 187-187v
Transcription:
AC þo he com a knyte an hey a cloude hym ouer spradde
þat folke na more hym ysey grete wonder hii hadde…
…hii were a wende in to þe borȝ ne derst hii þan come
for drede of þe gywes lest hii were ynome
Attributed Title: Ascencio (RT)