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This Palamon in his bed lay
Palamon and Ersyte — five quatrains (abab)
Title(s): Palamon and Ersyte
Subjects: dialogues, lovers’
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 432, f. 59v
First Lines:
This palamon in his bed lay
I herd emlyn syng so dowcetly…
Last Lines:
…I had or he of her a sighte
þerfore I chalenge hir be righte…
Note: Twenty lines; ends imperfectly.
Attributed Title: Palamon (f. 59v)
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.11.
Essays on Chaucer. Chaucer Society 2nd ser. 2, 9, 16, 18-19, 29. London: the Society, 1900: 4.418.
Brotanek, Rudolph. Mittelenglische Dichtungen aus der Handschrift 432 des Trinity College in Dublin. Halle: Niemeyer, 1940: 34.