The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 4733
IMEV 3030
NIMEV 3030
Saint Mildred the holy maid to tell by right doom
Life of St. Mildred in the South English Legendary — couplets
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: saints’ lives; Mildred, saint, life of
Versification: — two-line — aa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 302-303v
First Lines:
seint myldre þe holy mayd to telle be ryȝt dom
bore was in ingelond in þe ferste cristindom…
Last Lines:
…& went to þe ioy of heuin þer as ȝhe ȝit is
now god vs wisse þilke wey þat we ne go amys
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 41vb-42rb
First Lines:
SEint Mildride þe holi Mayde of kynges kunne com
I bore heo was in Engelonde in þe furste cristendom…
Last Lines:
…And wende to þe Ioye of heuene þer as heo ȝit is
Nou God vs sende þulke wey þat we blenche not amis. A.M.E.N.
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
3.Source: London, British Library Egerton 1993, ff. 176-178
First Lines:
Seinte Mildride þe holi maide of kinges kunne com
Ibore heo was in engelonde in þe vurste cristendom…
Last Lines:
…& wende to þe ioie of heuene þer as heo ȝut is
Now god vs sende þulke wey þat we ne blenche not amis
4.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales MS 5043, f. 3
Note: Fragment.