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Scots out of Berwick and Aberdeen
Laurence Minot, The Battle of Bannockburn Avenged — six 6-line stanzas
Author(s): Laurence Minot
Title(s): The Battle of Bannockburn Avenged
Subjects: Bannockburn, battle of; historical poems
Versification: — six-line — alliteration



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Galba E.IX, f. 52va
First Lines:
Skottes out of berwik and of abirdene
At þe bannok burn war ȝe to kene…
Last Lines:
…he had his will at berwik wele wurth þe while
skottes broght him þe kayes bot get for þaire gile
Note: Now forto tell ȝow will I turn / of batayl of banocburn (rubric, by scribe, f. 52rb at bottom of column immediately after 6067).
Editions:
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Poems, written anno-MCCLII (Minot). London: Burn, 1825: 6-7.
Wright, Thomas, ed. Political Poems and Songs relating to English History, composed during the period From the Accession of Edward III to that of Richard III. 2 vols. Rolls Series 14 (1859, 1861); repr. Kraus, 1965: 1.61-2.
Scholle, Wilhelm. Laurence Minots Lieder. Quellen und Forschungen 52. Strassburg: Trübner, 1884: 5-6.
Hall, Joseph. The Poems of Laurence Minot. Oxford: Clarendon, 1887; rev. ed., 1914: 4-6.
Emerson, Oliver F. A Middle English Reader. London and New York: Macmillan, 1905: 160-1.
Sisam, Kenneth. Fourteenth Century Verse and Prose. Oxford: Clarendon, 1921: 152-3.
Stedman, Douglas C., ed. The War Ballads of Laurence Minot. Dublin: Hodges, Figgis; London: Simpkin, etc., 1917: 5-6.
Warton, Thomas. The History of English Poetry. London, 1824; rev. ed., William Carew Hazlitt London, 1871: 3.122.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 96.
Mätzner, Edouard Adolf Ferdinand. Altenglische Sprachproben, I: Poesie. Berlin: Wiedmann, 1867: 1.323.
Wülker, Richard Paul, ed. Altenglisches Lesebuch. 2 vols. in one. Halle: Lippert, 1874, 1880: 1.77.
Zupitza, Julius. Alt- und mittelenglisches Uebungsbuch mit einem Wörterbuch. 8th ed. Vienna and Leipzig: Braumüller, 1907; 12th ed., ed. Albert Eichler. Wein: Braumüller, 1922: 164-5.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin-Charlottenburg: E. Schütt, 1954: 369.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin, 1954; 3rd ed.; trans. as Medieval English: a Old English and Middle English Anthology Berlin West, 1958: 381.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 30.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 170-1.
Dunn, Charles W., and Edward T. Byrnes, eds. Middle English Literature. New York, 1973; 2nd ed. New York: Garland, 1990: 231-2.