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January 4, 2024

Pridie nonas
Bás caid Aquilini
co mbuidin ba balcu
hi fuil Chríst trea curpu
docóemnachtar tlachtu

The pure death of Aquilinus
with a troop that was strongest,
in Christ's blood by means of their (martyrised) bodies
they had washed (their) robes.
(Stokes 1905)

MS Laud Misc. 610, f. 60v, bás caid aquiline © Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

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