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Tancred that was prynce of Salerno
The Tale of Guiscardo and Ghismonda — rhyme royal
Note: Cf. 6534.
Title(s): Tale of Guiscardo and Ghismonda
Subjects: romances
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599), ff. 26-40v
First Lines:
tancret that was Prynce of Salerne
ffloure of knyghthode and myrrour of provesse
Whiche reioysyd euer hys pepyll to gouern
Wyttyly by behygnyte and gentylnesse…
Last Lines:
…Lord and gouernour & comfort ayenst all bale
Graunt these louers ioy and thus endeth my tale
Note: 1050 lines.
Attributed Title: Guystard & seiesemonde (added by later hand, f. 26); Explicit guystard & seiesmonde (added by later hand, f. 40v)
Facsimiles:
Fletcher, Bradford Y. “Introduction.” Manuscript Trinity R.3.19. A Facsimile. Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1987.
Editions:
Wright, Herbert Gladstone, ed. Early English Versions of the Tales of Guiscardo and Ghismonda and Titus and Gisippus from the Decameron. EETS o.s. 205 (1937); repr. 1988: 38-99 (alternate pages with Certaine Worthye Manuscript Poems of Great Antiquitie, ed. J. S[tow?], R. Robinson f. R. D[exter], 1597 ).



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 21499. Certaine Worthye Manuscript Poems of Great Antiquitie, ed. J. S[tow?], R. Robinson f. R. D[exter], 1597
Editions:
Wright, Herbert Gladstone, ed. Early English Versions of the Tales of Guiscardo and Ghismonda and Titus and Gisippus from the Decameron. EETS o.s. 205 (1937); repr. 1988: 38-99 (alternate pages with Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599)).