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Ellendune Ellendune thy land is full red
A couplet on the Battle of Ellendune in de Brunne’s translation of Langtoft’s Chronicle
Title(s): Chronicle
Subjects: Ellendune, battle of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Inner Temple Petyt 511.7 (Part VII), f. 98v
Transcription:
Elendoune Elendoune þi lond is fulle rede
of þe blode of Bernewolf þer he toke his dede
Note: Lines 12-13 from bottom.
Editions:
Hearne, Thomas, ed. Peter Langtoft’s Chronicle, and Robert Mannyng of Brunne’s Metrical Chronicle. Oxford: at the Theatre, 1725; repr. 1810: 1.14.
Wright, Thomas, ed. The Chronicle of Pierre de Langtoft, in French Verse, from the Earliest Period to the Death of King Edward I. 2 vols. Rolls Series 47 (1866-68): 1.298.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. The Lost Literature of Medieval England. London: Methuen, 1952: 34.
Sullens, Idelle, ed. Robert Mannyng of Brunne: The Chronicle. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1996: 493.