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Life of St Edmund §

Edited by Tarrin Wills

Þā gesette se munuc ealle þā gereccednysse on ānre bēc and eft, ða þa sēo bōc cōm ūs binnan fēawum gēarum, þā āwende hit on Englisc, swā swā hit  hēræfter  stent.

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