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S. Albon und Amphabel, ein Legendenepos in 3 Büchern von Lydgate, nach der Editio von S. Albans 1534 Edirt. Von Dr. Carl Horstmann

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[BUCH HI.] 
AI.BOX UND AMPHABEL. 
191 
After that Christ had take our nature 
humayne, 
The.XIIII.yere of the Brittisshekynge 
Graciane, 
In the III. yere of the fyrst Anasta- 
cious, 
159° And the XVI. yere of themperour 
Theodosius. 
Foure hundred and forty | of our 
lorde.IX.yeresmo, 
And in the fyrst yere of Vortigern 
the kynge, 
And the fyfte yere of the fyrst pope 
Leo, 
Theodose the seconde emperour than 
beinge 
l M5 In his. XXL yere after iust rekenynge, 
SayntGermayn come fyrst, and lupus 
also, 
To distroye theresies [ that were be- 
gon tho; 
C.XLIII.yeres by iuste computation 
After his passion | thus come saynt 
Germayn, 
1600 And forty and two yerewithoutvaria- 
tion 
After the fyrst tyme of the fake pela 
gian. 
Yet within fyue yeres saynt Germayn 
come agayn, 
As is shewed before, | with holy 
Seuerus, 
All former heresies by grace to discus. 
l6o s CCC.XLI1I. yeres after saynt Ger- 
mayne, 
Whiche was seuen hundreth LXXX. 
& XIII. yere 
Of our lorde Jesu, | as stories doth 
determyne, 
That thangell at Bath | to kyng Offa 
dyd appere 
To translate saynt Albon | with all 
heuenly chere; 
1610 The fyrst Adrian pope, | the VI. Con 
stantine theperour, 
Whä this translation was done with 
all honour. — 
Pcrceyuenowe, good reders, &gyue 
true iugemet 
Betwene the monkes of Colen | & of 
blessed Albon! 
The Coloners wryteth after theyr 
entent, 
•615 To cause the pylgryms to w/V/idrawe 
theyr deuotion 
From Verolamy | & to folowe theyr 
affection, 
Sayinge that they haue the very body, 
To theyr shame and rebuke | defen- 
dyng suche foly. 
And to proue theyr intent, [ play- 
nely they say 
1620 That these heresyes of false pela- 
giane 
Began in the reigne of noble kynke 
Offa 
And also in the tyme of pope Adrian; 
Affyrmyng that than shuld come-in 
Germayne 
And with hym Lupus, ] a clerke ot 
great substance, 
1625 And all theresyes were brought than 
to vttrance; 
And so by Germayn ] were brought 
vnto Rauenus(!) 
The body of saynt Albon, | and there 
'by) themperour 
Valentiniane | he was nobly receyued 
than, 
And also the body, | with all godly 
honour; 
1630 Where Germayn sore vexed with a 
mortal! dolour 
Departed (from) this lyfe and vale 
of all misery 
To theternall lyfe 1 in the celestiall 
glory; 
After whose deth themperours 
mother, 
Placida by name, | as Coloners doth 
say, 
1635 To Rome brought this body, | she 
with many other; 
With alldewereuerence, [ thereabode 
many a day; 
Tyll Otto themperour ] with his mo 
ther Theophana 
Brought it to Colen [ to tharchebys- 
shop Brunon 
In to the monastery of holy Pan 
thaleon.
	        
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