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Jesu Christ heaven king / All us grant good ending
Arthour and Merlin — 9938 lines in couplets
Note: See 1886 and cf. 1003.
Title(s): Arthour and Merlin
Subjects: Merlin; Arthurian literature; romances
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 124 (SC 21698), pp. 1-282
First Lines:
Thus ended sir fortiger
That misbileued a fewe ȝer…
Last Lines:
…þai maden gret blis and fest
And after ȝeden hem to rest
Note: Begins imperfectly. Transcript of Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS].
2.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 201rb-256vb
First Lines:
Ihesu crist heuen king
Al ous graunt gode ending…
Last Lines:
…Þai maden gret blis & fest
& after ȝeden hem to rest
Note: 9772 lines in couplets; transcript c. 1800 in Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 124 (SC 21698), ff. 1-41 (lines 1909-9772).
Attributed Title: Of arthour & of merlin (f. 201rb)
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald, ed. Arthour and Merlin. Abbotsford Club 12. Edinburgh, 1838.
Kölbing, Eugen. Arthour and Merlin. Altenglische Bibliothek 4. Leipzig: Reisland, 1890: 1-272.