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|CSM Number : 298|
|Short name:||The Woman who was Exorcised at Soissons||Alternative:||A woman freed from a demon (Soissons)|
|Incipit:||Graça e vertude mui grand’ e amor|
|Refrain:||Graça e vertude mui grand\' e amor/ mostra Santa Maria no pecador.|
|Summary of narrative|
|Setting:||Soissons||Protagonist(s):||a possessed woman|
A woman was possessed by a devil.
She vowed to go to Soissons, and prepared candles and wax.
The woman made her confession and then travelled to Soissons.
She entered the church, prayed at the altar, and was seized by the devil.
She called on the Virgin to liberate her.
The Virgin delivered the woman from the devil, and she praised her and gave alms.
|Stanza:||11 11 11 11||Refrain:||11 11|
|No. of Stanzas:||0|
|Rhyme scheme:||AA | bbba||Zejel:||Yes|
|Cum ecce necdum super hoc laudibus finitis, mulier quaedam (265)|
|altar, candle, confession (see also repentance), devils, dog, exorcism, pilgrimage, wax|
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|A woman freed from a demon (Soissons)||Thott
(Copenhagen, Royal Library, MS Thott 128)
|A woman freed from a demon (Soissons)||Hugo Farsitus
|The Early Seguidilla|
Clarke, Dorothy Clotelle
|Sources of the Cantigas of Alfonso el Sabio [AC]|
Dexter, Elise Forsythe
|Poesía de santuarios|
Filgueira Valverde, José
|Cincuenta leyendas por Gil de Zamora, combinadas con las Cantigas de Alfonso el Sabio|