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Sith time that all this world was wrought
The Legend of the Blood of Hayles — l00 quatrains
For miracles performed at Hailes Abbey, see 541
Title(s): The Legend of the Blood of Hayles
Subjects: Hailes (Gloucs.), Cistercian abbey; miracles; legends, of Jesus and Mary
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 C.XVII
, ff. 147-152
[s]En tyme þat alle þis warde was wrought
yaf[?] bene falle
þe wylk if þai were all throgh
þe pepull wylde not lewe þam alle…
þus endys þe story wyt outyn fayle
Of Eryll Edmunde
þat knyght so gode
How he broght to þe abbay of hayle
swete & þe holy precyous blode
Note: At the end of the second line, ‘af’ is inserted in the
margin, but the directions for insertion into the text are faded.
Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge.
Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 275-81.
Duff, Edward Gordon.
“The Library of Richard Smith.”
n.s. 8 (1907): 127-33: 127.