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DIMEV 2717
IMEV 1624
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It fell sometimes in the land of Beame
Eger and Grine — in couplets
Note: Cf. 4191.
Title(s): Eger and Grine
Subjects: romances
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 27879, pp. 124-145
Note: 1474 lines; printed copies from other sources than this include ; (2860 lines, repr. Caldwell (1933)); and (repr. Laing (1826), 1; Hazlitt (1895), 2.119).
Editions:
Hales, John Wesley, and Frederick James Furnivall, eds. Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances. 3 vols. London: Trübner, 1867-68: 1.354-400.
French, Walter Hoyt, and Charles Brockway Hale. Middle English Metrical Romances. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1930: 672.