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Miracle data
Source name: Cornell Mariale
Short title: Short Lease of Life Granted to a Clerk
Reference numbers: no.4
Rubric/Title in source: De quodam magno peccatore cui Beata Virgo indulgentiam impetravit et gratiam a filio suo
Incipit: Fuit quidam homo valde facinorosus fere omnium peccatorum
Notes: See Ward 663, #11 (BL, MS Arundel 406, no. 11, f. 24).
Summary: A sinner has a vision of himself before the judgment seat of God. He is damned by consent of angels and saints. The Virgin obtains his pardon in order that he may change his life. He is converted and assumes the habit of a religious order. (244)