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Yet will I write of thee a story
Life of St. Lucy in the Scottish Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Lucy, 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. 361-364v
First Lines:
[Ȝ]hete wil I wryt of þe story
here next of sancte lucy…
Last Lines:
…ovt of þis warld þat ve ma twyn
but schame det & dedly syne
Attributed Title: lucy (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 2.172-7.
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: 2.2.387-97.