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Emperors and kings be kenned
Dux Moraud, or the Clerk and the Maiden — 268 lines
Note: An incomplete player’s part.
Title(s): Dux Moraud
Subjects: miracle plays; dialogues; incest
Versification: — thirteen-line, six-line — ababababcdddc, aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. f.2 (SC 30519), a roll
First Lines:
Emperoures & kynges be kende
Erlys & barunnys bolde
bachelerys & knytes to mende…
Last Lines:
…Ihesu haue mercy on me
saue sowl fro hell[e]
Note: A single strip attached to a roll, recto; some lines illegible.
Attributed Title: Dux moraud (top of recto)
Facsimiles:
Davis, Norman. “Introduction.” Non-Cycle Plays and Fragments and the Winchester Dialogues. Facsimiles of plays and fragments in various manuscripts and the Dialogues in Winchester College MS 33. Leeds Texts and Monographs. Medieval Drama Facsimiles 5. Leeds: University of Leeds School of English, 1979: 69-72.
Editions:
Heuser, Wilhelm. “Dux Moraud, einzelrolle aus” 30 (1907): 180-208: 181-8.
Adams, Joseph Quincy. Chief Pre-Shakespearean Dramas. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1924: 207-11.
Davis, Norman, ed. Non-Cycle Plays and Fragments. EETS s.s. 1 (1970): 106.