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In old Romance and stories as I read
Generydes (Version B) — 6995 lines in rhyme royal stanzas
Note: See 111.
Title(s): Generydes
Subjects: romances
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Emmanuel College 405, ff. 1-9v
First Lines:
…When he her saw he drew hym [ ]
her commyng theder liked hym [ ]yll
Myrable than Anon hym ass[ ]d…
Last Lines:
…In paradyse where all his [ ] dwell
Note: Fragments of 9 folios, written on both sides, damaged.
Editions:
Stubbings, Frank. “A New Manuscript of Generydes.” Cambridge Bibliographical Society Transactions 10 (1993): 317-40: 317-40.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.5.2 (1283), ff. 1ra-37vb
First Lines:
[In] olde Romans and storys as I rede
Of Jude somtyme ther was a nobyll kyng…
Last Lines:
…he graunt vs a place perpetuall
In paradise where all his seyntes duell
Note: One leaf missing.
Attributed Title: Explicit the boke of Senerides and of his faire Lady Clarionas (f. 37v)
Editions:
Wright, William Aldis, ed. Generydes, a romance. EETS o.s. 55 (1873), 70 (1878); repr. as one, 1987.
3.Source: Untraced, Present whereabouts unknown Sir John Fenn’s Letters, fragments of early prints (see Furnivall (1865))
Note: Fragments of early prints intermingled; parallels lines 3508-3587.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. A Royal Historie of the Excellent Knight Generides. Roxburghe Club 85. Hertford: S. Austin, 1865: xxxiii*-xxxv*.
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College printed Michaelis Menoti Sermones Quadragesimales, Paris 1525
Note: In binding, fragments of ? de Worde; parallels lines 8371-8423, 8791-8981.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. A Royal Historie of the Excellent Knight Generides. Roxburghe Club 85. Hertford: S. Austin, 1865: xxv-xxx.