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Thou lovely lord of Ilkley lede
De Vita et conversacione Sancti Roberti juxta Knaresburge’ — 1164 lines in couplets, including a Prologue of 34 lines and an Epilogue of 154 lines
Note: Followed by three English metrical prayers, in couplets: 1702, 1717, 1751.
Title(s): De Vita et conversacione Sancti Roberti juxta Knaresburge
Subjects: Knaresborough, Robert of, saint, life of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 3143 [olim Clumber], f. 39v
First Lines:
Thou luffly lord of ylkay lede
Crist þat we knaw by our crede…
Last Lines:
…To the whike he brynge þou all and me
Amen Amen per charite
Attributed Title: De vita et conueracione sancti Roberti iuxta Knaresbride (rubricated, f. 39v)
Editions:
Haslewood, Joseph, ed. The Metrical Life of Saint Robert of Knaresborough. London: A. J. Valpy, 1824: 1-48.
Bazire, Joyce, ed. The Metrical Life of St. Robert of Knaresborough, together with the other Middle English pieces in British Museum MS. Egerton 3143. EETS o.s. 228 (1953); repr. 1968: 42-72.