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For Gods love in Trinity
Amys and Amiloun — in 12-line stanzas
Title(s): Amys and Amiloun
Subjects: romances; twins
Versification: — twelve-line — aabaabccbddb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 326 (SC 21900), ff. 1ra-13vb
First Lines:
ffor goddis love in trinyte
Alle that ben hende herkneth to me…
Last Lines:
…The blysse of heuen thei had to mede
That lesteth euer moo
Note: 2395 lines.
Attributed Title: Hic incipit vita de Amys & Amylion (f. 1); Explicit vita de Amys & Amylion (f. 13vb)
2.Source: London, British Library Egerton 2862 [olim Sutherland, Trentham Hall], f. 135
Note: Missing two leaves.
3.Source: London, British Library Harley 2386, f. 131
Note: Imperfect: 894 lines.
4.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 48vb-61ara
First Lines:
…ere of hem bliþe
[ ]ere of mode
[ ] seuen ȝere old y was
[ ]ede of hem blis…
Last Lines:
…Þat [ ]
Wele [ ]…
Note: 2288 lines in this MS, excluding fragments; begins and ends imperfectly due to portions of folios 48 and 61 being cut away.
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Weber, Henry William. Metrical Romances of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Centuries. 3 vols. Edinburgh: A. Carstalle, 1810: 2.369-473 (2495 lines).
Leach, MacEdward, ed. Amis and Amiloun. EETS o.s. 203 (1937); repr. 1990: (2508 lines).
Kölbing, Eugen. Altenglische bibliothek. 5 vols. Heilbronn, Henninger, 1883-90: Vol. 2 (critical text).
Foster, Edward E., ed. Amis and Amiloun, Robert of Cisyle, and Sir Amadace. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1997. 2nd ed. 2007: 1-88.