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Yet of Saint George is my will
Life of St. George, in the Scottish Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: George, 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. 257-267v
First Lines:
[Ȝ]ete of sancte george is my wil
gyf I connandnes had þare til…
Last Lines:
…he til god wil for ws pray
to hewynnis blis þat we cum ma
Note: Followed by false start to 6860, ‘a bettore tel wil I a tak here’
Attributed Title: georges (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 2.61-73.
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: 2.2.176-203.