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Source name: BL Mariale 1
Short title: The Priest Who Only Knew One Mass
Poncelet Number: 1604 - Sacerdos quidam erat parochiae cuiusdam ecclesiae serviens
Reference numbers: book2 no.9
Foliation in source: f. 121v
Incipit: Sacerdos quidam erat parochiae cuiusdam aecclesiae serviens
Summary: How he was deposed by the Bishop, because he only knew the Mass of the Virgin, beginning, ‘Salve sancta parens’; and how he was re-instated at the command of the Virgin, who styled him ‘my chancellor’ (II, 607).