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Source name: Cornell Mariale
Short title: Light on Masthead
Poncelet Key: 1 - Abbas quidam aliquando in medio maris britannici nimia cum
Reference numbers: no.3
Rubric/Title in source: De quodam abbate cum pluribus liberatus a periculo maris
Incipit: Abbas quidam cum aliquibus monachis et pluribus laicis in mari Brutanie (sic)
Summary: Abbot with monks exposed to storm in ‘mari Britannico’ exhorts companions to pray to the Virgin. A light like a great candle appears on mast and the storm ceases. (242)