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Source name: Cornell Mariale
Short title: The Drowned Sacristan
Poncelet Key: 201 - Coenobii custos fervore libidinis ardens Saepius ad
Reference numbers: no.8
Rubric/Title in source: De quodam monacho sacrista in cuius lingua nomen Virginis aureis litteris scriptum inventum est
Incipit: In quodam monasterio fuit quidam sacrista levitate locutionis et operis nimis notabilis
Summary: Sacristan is drowned returning from mistress and buried without the cemetery. Virgin appears to monk and commands sacristan’s body to be buried in consecrated ground. Three lilies are found growing from mouth and Virgin’s name written in golden letters on tongue. (249)