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Yet should I here a tower [Ȝete suld I here a-towre]
Life of St. Mark (with a Prologue on the Four Evangelists) in the Scottish Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Mark, 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. 84-87v
First Lines:
ȝete suld I here a towre
spek of þe ewangelisteis fowre…
Last Lines:
…owte of þis lyfe þat I ma twene
but scame deit & dedly syne
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.114-19.
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: 1.2.236-4.