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He that made both heaven and hell
The Childe of Bristowe — 558 lines in 12-line stanzas
Note: For a variant text see 3125.
Title(s): The Childe of Bristowe
Subjects: tales
Versification: — twelve-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2382, ff. 118v-127
First Lines:
HE that made bothe heuene and helle
man & woman in dayes vij…
Last Lines:
…and all the worlde in dayes seuene
graunte vs alle his grace
Note: scribe wrote ‘amen’ to right and below last line (f. 127).
Attributed Title: The child of Bristow (f. 119, by scribe in upper margin); Child of Bristow (ff. 120-127); Explicit the Tale of the Childe of Bristow (f. 127, by scribe after end of text)
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. “Anecdota Literaria: The Childe of Bristowe.” Retrospective Review 2 (Feb., 1854): 198-208: 198-208.
Hazlitt, William Carew. Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England. London: J. R. Smith, 1864-6: 1.111-31.
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 315.
Hopper, Clarence, ed. “The Childe of Bristow.” The Camden Miscellany Vol. 4 Camden Society o.s. 73 (1859).