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Source name: BL Mariale 1
Short title: Mead
Poncelet Number: 120 - Asserunt antiqui relatores Britanniam dictam maiorem ad
Reference numbers: book3 no.12
Foliation in source: f. 137v
Incipit: Asserunt antiqui relatores britanniam dictam maiorem
Summary: How a Lady in England received sudden notice of the King’s coming to dine with her; how she found scarcely any mead in her cellar; and how she prayed to the Virgin and obtained an abundance (II, 614).