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King Arthur lives in merry Carlisle
The Marriage of Sir Gawaine — in quatrains
Note: See 3130.
Title(s): The Marriage of Sir Gawaine
Subjects: romances; ballads; Arthurian literature
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 27879, pp. 46-52
First Lines:
Kinge Arthur liues in merry Carleile
And seemely is to see…
Note: 217 lines; defective.
Editions:
Percy, Thomas. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry. 3 vols. London: J. Dodsley, 1765, and subsequent editions: 3.350.
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Ancient English Metrical Romances. 3 vols. London, 1802; rev. Edmund Goldsmid and repr. Edinburgh: Goldlsmid, 1884: cx-cxii.
Madden, Frederick, ed. Syr Gawayne. Bannatyne Club. London: R. and J. Taylor, 1839: 288-92.
Hales, John Wesley, and Frederick James Furnivall, eds. Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances. 3 vols. London: Trübner, 1867-68: 1.105-18.
Whiting, Bartlett Jere. “ ‘The Wife of Bath’s Prologue’ and ‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale.’ ” Sources and Analogues of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. William Fink Bryan, Germaine Collette Dempster, and Carleton Fairchild Brown, eds. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1941: 235.
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Originals and Analogues of some of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Chaucer Society 2nd ser. 7, 10, 15, 20, 22. London: Trübner, 1872-87: 502-9.
Hahn, Thomas, ed. Sir Gawain: Eleven Romances and Tales. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1995: 359-71.