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IMEV 2741.5
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Peace lordings I pray you peace
The Knight who Refused to Abjure Our Lady — 36 lines in 6-line stanzas
Subjects: tales; Virgin Mary, miracles of
Versification: — six-line — aaabab
Bibliographic Ghosts: London, British Library Addit. 25719: not in this MS.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 37049, f. 95v
Note: Partly torn away.
Editions:
Doty, Brant Lee, ed. “An Edition of British Museum MS Additional 37049: a Religious Miscellany.” Diss. Michigan State, 1969: 532.
Streeter, Barbara Brown, ed. “British Museum Additional MS 37049: A Mirror of the Fifteenth-Century Contemplative Mind.” Diss. Rutgers, 1970: 395.
2.Source: Durham, Durham Cathedral Dean and Chapter Archives Archid. Dunelm. 60, dorso 95v
First Lines:
Pes lordyngs I pray ȝow pes
And of ȝoure noys ȝe styne & ses…
Last Lines:
…he kep ȝow all þat herid hell
& [sithen] [ ]cched
Note: Fragment: on deposit Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections.
Facsimiles:
Davis, Norman. “Introduction.” Non-Cycle Plays and Fragments and the Winchester Dialogues. Facsimiles of plays and fragments in various manuscripts and the Dialogues in Winchester College MS 33. Leeds Texts and Monographs. Medieval Drama Facsimiles 5. Leeds: University of Leeds School of English, 1979: 27-9.
Editions:
Cooling, June. “An Unpublished Middle English Prologue.” Review of English Studies n.s. 10 (1959): 172-3: 172-3.
Davis, Norman, ed. Non-Cycle Plays and Fragments. EETS s.s. 1 (1970): 118.