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Seven kingdoms within this land sometime there were
Life of St. Etheldreda — in quatrains
Note: For another version, see 4591.
Subjects: Etheldreda, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Faustina B.III, ff. 265-279v
First Lines:
[S]Euene kyndamus with inne þis lond some tyme þer were
And seuene kyng[ys] with inne þer regnede also…
Last Lines:
…But whenne he say hys cuncel wuld not consente
To fasth þat mayde aȝene fro hure abbay…
Note: Ends imperfectly. Folio number reflects the most recent foliation.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 282-307.