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DIMEV 6860
IMEV 4271
NIMEV 4271
Yet tell will I a tale here
Life of St. Pelagia, in the Scottish Legendary
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Pelagia, 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. 267v-271v
First Lines:
[ȝ]ete tel wil I a tale here
þat men suld haf ȝarning to here…
Last Lines:
…& of þis lyfe þat we twyne
but det schame & dedly syne
Note: Preceding text, 6857, ends with false start to this one
Attributed Title: Pelagia (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 2.74-79.
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: 2.2.204-14.