Poems MSS / layout Miracles Keywords Poncelet Bibliography Search

View Miracles
This screen provides the location and incipit of the selected miracle story. Poncelet numbers are given for Latin miracles, and Poncelet Key numbers for vernacular miracles. Vernacular miracles without a Latin analogue have been assigned key numbers from 2000 onwards, to provide links to other versions of the same story.  Use your browser's BACK button to return to the list of miracles.

Miracle data
Source name: Cornell Mariale
Short title: Abbot Elsinus
Poncelet Key: 260 - Cum Deus Anglorum gentum punire suoque Firmius
Reference numbers: no.18
Rubric/Title in source: De quodam abbate cui dictum est diem conceptionis Sancte Marie sollemniter celebrandum
Incipit: Tempore quo Anglia ad fidem Christi conversa est, abbas monasterii Remensis vir religiosus et bonus, Helsinus nomine
Summary: A certain abbot on his way to England is overtaken by a storm and in danger of his life. A bishop appears to him and says he can escape the danger by celebrating every year on the sixth of December the conception of the Virgin and urging others to do the same. (259)