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Jesu lord of mights most / Father and son and holy ghost
Visio Tundali’ — in couplets
Note: Cf. 762.
Title(s): Visio Tundali
Subjects: legends, of the afterlife; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 1491 (SC 7656), pp. 1-10
First Lines:
And Goddes body þat I schal take
For all my synnes I will forsake…
Last Lines:
…He sawe fendes and soules flye
In þat piler boþe lowe and hiȝe
Note: Lines 2307-26; 115-386; 700-1165.
Editions:
Wagner, Albrecht, ed. Tundale. Das mittelenglische Gedicht über die Vision des Tundalus auf Grund von vier Handschriften mit Einleitung und Anmerkungen. Halle: Niemeyer, 1893.
2.Source: London, British Library Cotton Caligula A.II, ff. 95va-107vb
First Lines:
Ihesu lorde of myȝtes moste
ffadyr & sone & holy gooste…
Last Lines:
…Iwone of ȝou þat han herde me
Sayth amen for charyte
Note: Lines 2307-26; 115-386; 700-1165.
Attributed Title: Tundale (upper margin, f. 95v, and as RT thereafter on verso sides only); Explicit Tundale (beneath last line, f. 107vb); A poeme intitled Tundale (f. 1, sixteenth-century list of contents)
Editions:
Wagner, Albrecht, ed. Tundale. Das mittelenglische Gedicht über die Vision des Tundalus auf Grund von vier Handschriften mit Einleitung und Anmerkungen. Halle: Niemeyer, 1893.
Mearns, Rodney, ed. The Vision of Tundale, edited from B.L. MS Cotton Caligula A II. Middle English Texts 18. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag/Carl Winter, 1985.
3.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 B.XLIII, ff. 150-184
First Lines:
…ffor þe whiche þe penes were vn tolde
Þat man hym prayes of respite…
Last Lines:
…Ilkone of ȝow þat has herd me
Sayis amen for charite
Note: Lines 1-63 wanting.
Attributed Title: Explicit Tondale (f. 184)
Editions:
Wagner, Albrecht, ed. Tundale. Das mittelenglische Gedicht über die Vision des Tundalus auf Grund von vier Handschriften mit Einleitung und Anmerkungen. Halle: Niemeyer, 1893.
4.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.3.1, ff. 98-157v
First Lines:
Ihesu cryst lord off myȝttes most
ffader and son and holy gost…
Last Lines:
…ylkon of yow þat have hard mee
Seyþe Amen for charytee
Note: Lines 2386; followed by 762.
Attributed Title: Tyndale (heading, f. 98); tundale (RT); Explicit tundale quod hyhen (f. 157v)
Facsimiles:
Hardman, Phillipa. The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1. Leeds Texts and Monographs, n.s. 16. Leeds: School of English, 2000.
Editions:
Wagner, Albrecht, ed. Tundale. Das mittelenglische Gedicht über die Vision des Tundalus auf Grund von vier Handschriften mit Einleitung und Anmerkungen. Halle: Niemeyer, 1893.
Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald, ed. The Visions of Tundale. Edinburgh: T.G. Stevenson, 1843: 1-76.
Foster, Edward E., ed. Three Purgatory Poems: The Gast of Guy, Sir Owain, The Vision of Tundale. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2004.
5.Source: New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library, Takamiya Deposit 32 [olim Penrose 6; prior Delamere], ff. 166va-175vb
First Lines:
…[lor]d of myghttis mo…
…and sone and…
Last Lines:
…herd mee
…nt cherite
Note: First 10 lines, other lines passim, and much of the final folio illegible.
Attributed Title: Her be gynnyht a good storie of Tundale (f. 166v); Tundale (RT)