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In the time of Arthur as true men me told
Golagrus and Gawain — 1362 lines in 13-line stanzas (ababababcdddc)
Title(s): Golagrus and Gawain
Subjects: romances; Arthurian literature
Versification: — thirteen-line — ababababcdddc



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 11984. The Knightly tale of Golagros and Gawane, Chepman and Myllar, 1508 , sigs. a.1-d.4v
First Lines:
IN the tyme of Arthur as trew men me tald
The king turnit on ane tyde to wart tulkane…
Last Lines:
…Baith be sey and be land
Fre as I the first fand
With outin distance
Note: Followed by 390.
Attributed Title: Heir endis the knightly tale of golagros and gawane in the south gait of Edinburgh be Walter chepman and Androw Millar the viii day of aperile the yhere of god M.CCCCC. and viii yheris (sig. d.6)
Facsimiles:
Beattie, William. “Introduction.” The Chepman and Myllar Prints: Nine Tracts from the First Scottish Press, Edinburgh, 1508 Followed by the Two other Tracts in the same Volume in the National Library of Scotland. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1950: 7-48.
Editions:
Laing, David, ed. The Knightly Tale of Golagros and Gawane and other ancient poems. repr. of Chepman and Myllar 1508. Edinburgh, 1827.
Pinkerton, John, ed. Ancient Scottish Poems Never Before in Print. 2 vols. London and Edinburgh, 1786: 3.67-123.
Madden, Frederick, ed. Syr Gawayne. Bannatyne Club. London: R. and J. Taylor, 1839: 131-83.
Trautmann, Moritz. “Golagrus und Gawain.” Anglia 2 (1879): 395-440: 410-40.
Amours, François Joseph, ed. Scottish Alliterative Poems in Riming Stanzas. 2 vols. Scottish Text Society 27 (1892), 38 (1897); Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1892-1897: 1.1-46.
Stevenson, George. Pieces from the Makculloch and the Gray MSS. together with The Chepman and Myllar Prints. Scottish Text Society 65. Edinburgh, 1918: 69-110.
Hahn, Thomas, ed. Sir Gawain: Eleven Romances and Tales. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1995: 227-308.