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Here lies Earl George the Briton
Memorial verses for the tomb of the Earl of Dunbar, 1416 — 3 couplets
Subjects: Dunbar, George, earl of Dunbar; epitaphs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 37223, f. 212v
Transcription:
heir lyis Erle george þe brytan
to þir iii kingis þat bair þe crowne
wos of þair bluid & of þair kynn
and hes gouerment þis land win
Note: Written as prose. Four lines, abaa.
Editions:
Catalogue of additions to the manuscripts in the British Museum in the years 1900-1905: additional manuscripts 36298-37232, Egerton manuscripts 2827-2861, additional charters and rolls 44891-54006, detached seals and casts CXLIII.1-CLII.3, papyri 739-1520, facsimiles of manuscripts 1-64. London: the Trustees of the British Museum, 1907: 377.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 119.