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IMEV 823.3
NIMEV 823.3
For he it saw with sight
Roland and Vernagu — 880 lines in 12-line stanzas
Title(s): Roland and Vernagu
Subjects: romances
Versification: — twelve-line — aabccbddbeeb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 263ra-267vb
First Lines:
…For he it seiȝe wiþ siȝt
Now bigin ichil of him…
Last Lines:
…Þat was a sarraȝin stern
fful sone þis word sprong…
Note: Imperfect at beginning and end due to loss of leaves; probably began on f. 262av, a stub of which only a few ends of lines survive.
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:
Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald, ed. The Romances of Rouland and Vernagu, and Otuel from the Auchinleck Manuscript. Abbotsford Club 4. Edinburgh, 1836.
Herrtage, Sidney John Hervon, ed. The English Charlemagne Romances VI: The Taill of Rauf Coilyear, with the fragments of Roland and Vernagu and Otuel. EETS e.s. 39 (1882); repr. 1969: 37-61.