Barbours, The (medieval English guild), “The Baptism of Jesus,”

a medieval verse mystery play,

4m,

in York Plays: The Plays performed by the Crafts or Mysteries of York on the Day of Corpus Christi in the 14th, 15th, and 16th Centuries, from the manuscript in the library of Lord Ashburnham, edited with introduction and glossary by Lucy Toulmin Smith (New York: Russell & Russell, Inc., Publishers, 1963)

Comment In Middle English about the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist in the River Jordan for the day of Corpus Christi from the Gospels in the New Testament of the Bible.


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