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CSM Number : 66
Short name: The Bishop who was Given a Vestment Alternative: St. Bon and his Vestment/ Robe Given to St. Bon
Incipit: Quantos en Santa Maria/ esperança an
Refrain: Quantos en Santa Maria/ esperança an/ ben se porrá  sa fazenda.
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Setting: Auvergne Protagonist(s): a bishop [identified, in other versions of the miracle as Bonus/ Bonit/ Bon, Bishop of Clermont, 859-892]

The Virgin, with a great host of saints, appeared to a bishop in a chapel in Auvergne.

St John asked her who would sing the mass and she replied that the bishop would perform it.

The Virgin told the bishop to say the mass, and explained that the Sts would sing the respond since they did it faultlessly.

The bishop asked for some vestments and the Virgin supplied them.

St Peter, acting as sacristan, rang the bell and mass was sung. The bishop blessed the bread and wine.

Before departing, the Virgin told the bishop to keep the vestments.

Metrical data
Stanza: 7' 5 7' 5 7' 5 7' Refrain: 7' 5 7'
No. of Stanzas: 8
Rhyme scheme: ABC | abababc Zejel: Yes
MS locations:
T66, E66, To78
Poncelet reference
Civitas in Arverno quae olim erat Gothorum et Gallorum (175)
Keywords
apparition, bishop, Eucharist, mass, responses (singing of), Saint John, Saint Peter, vestments
Discography
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Miracle Collection
St. Bon and his Vestment/ Robe Given to St. Bon Gil de Zamora
(Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional, MS 9503)
St. Bon and his Vestment/ Robe Given to St. Bon Gautier de Coinci
St. Bon and his Vestment/ Robe Given to St. Bon William of Malmesbury
St. Bon and his Vestment/ Robe Given to St. Bon Jean Gobi
St. Bon and his Vestment/ Robe Given to St. Bon Jean Mielot, Miracles de Nostre Dame
(Oxford, Bodleian, Douce MS 374)
St. Bon and his Vestment/ Robe Given to St. Bon Vendôme Collection
(Vendôme, Bibliothèque Publique MS 185)
BITAGAP ID
3783
Bibliography
Sources of the Cantigas of Alfonso el Sabio [AC]
Dexter, Elise Forsythe
Cincuenta leyendas por Gil de Zamora, combinadas con las Cantigas de Alfonso el Sabio
Fita, Fidel
Las Cantigas de Santa Maria del Rey Alfonso el Sabio
Martínez Molina, Laura
Osservazioni sulle Cantigas di Alfonso X e sui Miracles di Gautier de Coincy
Marullo, Teresa
Cantiga LXI de Alfonso el Sabio
Pedrell, Felipe