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It befell whilom Ich understand
‘þe wenche þat [lov]ed [a k]ing’ — 24 lines in couplets
Title(s): ‘þe wenche þat [lov]ed [a k]ing’
Subjects: tales



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], f. 256vb
First Lines:
It bifel whilom ich vnderstond
In a cuntre [ ] of inglond…
Last Lines:
…[ ]
O [ ]able
Note: Probably continued on f. 256a, of which only a stub remains.
Attributed Title: Þe wenche þat [lou]ed [a k]ing (f. 256vb)
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.