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Source name: Cornell Mariale
Short title: Ebbo the Thief
Poncelet Key: 163 - Celeberrimae relatonis studio apud saeculares
Reference numbers: no.11
Rubric/Title in source: De latrone suspenso et a dei genitrice adiuvato
Incipit: Fuit quidam latro qui Beatam Virginem venerabatur et salutavit
Summary: A robber devoted to the Virgin is caught committing crime and straightway hanged. The Virgin supports his feet with her hands for two days, and when his executioners passing that way find him alive and are about to cut his throat, the Virgin interposes her hand and saves him again. The robber makes known the miracle, is released and turns monk. (252)