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Lithe and listeneth the life of a lord rich
The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell — in 6-line stanzas (aabccb)
Note: See 2992.
Title(s): The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell
Subjects: romances; Arthurian literature
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.86 (SC 11951), ff. 128v-140
Transcription:
Leythe and listenyth the lif of a lord riche
The While that he lyved was none hym lithe…
Note: 853 lines; one leaf wanting.
Attributed Title: the weddynge of sir gawen & dame Ragnell (added sixteenth century, f. 128v); Here endyth the weddyng og Syr gawen and Dame Ragnell ffor helpyng of kyng Arthoure (scribe, f. 140)
Editions:
Madden, Frederick, ed. Syr Gawayne. Bannatyne Club. London: R. and J. Taylor, 1839: 297.
Sumner, Laura, ed. The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell. Smith College Studies in Modern Languages 5/4. Northampton, MA: Smith College, 1924.
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: 242-64.
Sands, Donald B., ed. Middle English Verse Romances. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966: 326-47.
Hahn, Thomas, ed. Sir Gawain: Eleven Romances and Tales. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1995: 41-80.