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The Lives of Ss. Edmund and Fremund: Text

MS Harley 2278 fol. 4v
[The initial "T" on this page is elaborately decorated.]

To alle men / present / or in absence
Which to seynt Edmund / haue deuociou[n]
With hool herte / and dew reuerence
Seyn this Antephne / and this Orisou[n]
Two hundred daies / ys grantid off pardou[n]
Write and registred / afforn his hooly shryne
Which for our feith / suffrede passiou[n]
Blyssyd Edmu[n]d / kyng / martir / and virgyne
[Illumination showing shrine]

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