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IMEV 1973
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Lord that is of mights most
Athelston — 812 lines in seventy-five 12-line stanzas (aabccbddbeeb)
Title(s): Athelston
Subjects: romances
Versification: — twelve-line — aabccbddbeeb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 175/96, pp. 120-131
First Lines:
Lord þat is off myȝtys most
ffadyr & sone & holy gost…
Last Lines:
…Leue neuere traytour haue betere endyng
But wyth dome for to dye
Note: 811 lines in 12-line stanzas, aabccbddbeeb.
Editions:
Hartshorne, Charles Henry. Ancient Metrical Tales. London: W. Pickering, 1829: 1-34.
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.85-103.
Zupitza, Julius. “Die Romanze von Athelston.” Englische Studien 13 (1889): 331-414: 331-43.
Hervey, Lord Francis. Corolla Sancti Edmundi. London: J. Murray, 1907: 525.
French, Walter Hoyt, and Charles Brockway Hale. Middle English Metrical Romances. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1930: 179.
Trounce, A. McI. Athelston. Philological Society 11 (1933).
Trounce, A. McI. Athelston: a Middle English Romance EETS o.s. 224 (1951); repr. 1987.
Sands, Donald B., ed. Middle English Verse Romances. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966: 132-53.
Hertzman, Ronald B., Graham Drake, and Eve Salisbury, eds. Four Romances of England: King Horn, Havelok the Dane, Bevis of Hampton, Athelston. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1999.