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DIMEV 1986
NIMEV 1205.01
Here lies Arfaxat Father Brandan
A verse inscription from Shrewsbury recording the burial of the father and mother of three saints — four unrhymed lines
Subjects: inscriptions
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 499, f. 69
Transcription:
Her lis arfaxat fader brandan
ant kolmkilne ant cowhel þer halewe
ant dame coroune moder þeyre halewe
þat komen in to bretene sautes to seke
Note: In lower margin.
Attributed Title: Hec scripta inueniebantur super quoddam vas plumbeum exterius sub fundamento operis capelle beate virginis Salobebire (f. 69)
Editions:
Pickering, Oliver S. “An Early Middle English Verse Inscription from Shrewsbury.” Anglia 106 (1988): 411-14: 412.