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IMEV 1367.1
NIMEV 1367.1
I sing of kings by the days of Arthur
Sir Lamwell — fragments in short couplets
Title(s): Sir Lamwell
Subjects: romances
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.5.30, Part II, ff. 11ra-11v
First Lines:
Listine Lordings by the dayis off Arthure
Was britan in grett honoure…
Last Lines:
…nocht in the forest ther did sie
Ane rich Pavillione þer picht sal lie
Ewrie pom
Note: 90 lines.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Captain Cox., His Ballads and Books. Ballad Society 7 (1871); repr. New Shakespeare Society, 1890: xxxi.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 15187. The treatyse of Sir Lamwell, [J. Mychell, 1548]
Note: Two fragments: Fragment A now Oxford, Bodleian Library Malone 941 (printed) [Launfal fragments] (eight leaves); Fragment B now Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce fragments E.40 (printed) (one leaf, 61 lines)
Editions:
Hales, John Wesley, and Frederick James Furnivall, eds. Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances. 3 vols. London: Trübner, 1867-68: 1.522 (frag. A); 1.533 (frag. B).