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Master in majesty Maker of all
The Gest Historiale of the Destruction of Troy — 14044 alliterative lines, translated from Guido de Colonna’s Historia Destructionis Troiae
Author(s): Guide de Colonna; John Clerk
Title(s): Hystoria Troiana; The Gest Historiale of the Destruction of Troy
Subjects: romances; Troy, legends of; translations
Versification: — alliteration



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Glasgow, Glasgow University Library Hunterian 388 (V.2.8), ff. 2-190; 203-214; 191-202
First Lines:
Maistur in mageste maker of Alle
Endles and on euer to Last…
Last Lines:
…Now the p…ss proses is plainly put to anend
He bryng vs to the blisse þat bled for our Syn
Note: Preceded by list of contents, ff. 1-1v; folios at end of volume misbound out of order; text in order as given above.
Attributed Title: The Destruction of Troy (f. 1)
Editions:
Fiston, W. The Ancient Historie of the Destruction of Troy. London, 1596.
Panton, G. A., and D. Donaldson, eds. The Gest Hystoriale of the Destruction of Troy. EETS o.s 39 (1869), 56 (1874); repr. in one vol. 1968.