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The kings son swear by Gods cross
A fifteenth-century fragment of a variant text of Bevis of Hamptoun (corresponds to pp. 129-144 of Kölbing (1885) see 3250)
Title(s): Bevis of Hamptoun
Subjects: romances
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.2.13 (1117), ff. 149-152
First Lines:
…The kynges sone swer by godes Crosse
That he shuld Aryndedell stele…
Last Lines:
…Steward he was of that londe
As sabir gan to vnder stonde
Note: Below (as a chorus?): ‘As sabyr gan to vnder stonde / Amen for sent charite / Amen for / As sabyr gan to vndrstond / Amen’ (f. 152)