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Jesu that is king in throne
Emare — 1035 lines in 12-line stanzas (aabccbddbeeb)
Title(s): Emare
Subjects: romances; lais, Breton
Versification: — twelve-line — aabccbddbeeb, aabbaabccbddb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Caligula A.II, ff. 71ra-76vb
First Lines:
Ihesu þt ys kyng in trone
And þu sharpe boþe sonne & mone…
Last Lines:
…Ihesu þat settes þu þy trone
So graunte vs þe to wene
In þy perpetuall glorye
Note: ‘Amen’ by scribe at end of last line.
Attributed Title: Emare (f. 71 by scribe in upper margin); Emare (as RT on verso leaves thereafter); Explicit Emare (by scribe, lower margin, f. 76vb); Another poeme intitled Emare (f. 1, sixteenth-century list of contents)
Editions:
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Ancient English Metrical Romances. 3 vols. London, 1802; rev. Edmund Goldsmid and repr. Edinburgh: Goldlsmid, 1884: 2.204-47.
Gough, Alfred Bradly, ed. Emare. Old and Middle English Texts vol. 2. London and New York: S. Low, Marsean & Co., 1901: 2.
Rickert, Edith, ed. The Romance of Emaré. EETS e.s. 99 (1908); repr. 1984.
French, Walter Hoyt, and Charles Brockway Hale. Middle English Metrical Romances. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1930: 423.
Laskaya, Anna, and Eve Salisbury, eds. The Middle English Breton Lays. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1995: 145-99.