SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 6053
IMEV 3762
NIMEV 3762
To-night is born a bairn in Caernarvon
Thomas of Erceldoune’s Prophecy — ten irregular lines, roughly couplets
Note: Cf. 6372.
Author(s): Thomas Erceldoune of
Subjects: prophecies, political
Versification: — irregular, two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Arundel 57, f. 8v
First Lines:
To nyȝt is boren a barn in Kaernervam
That ssal wold the out ydlis ylc an…
Last Lines:
…Hwan Rokysburth is no burth
Hwan men gyven an folu of twenti pound for an seme of hwete
Editions:
Brandl, Alois Leonhard. Mittelenglische Sprach- und Literatureproben. 2nd ed. Berlin, 1917; repr. as Middle English Literature New York: Chelsea, 1949: 133-4.
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.30.
Morris, Richard, ed. Dan Michel: Ayenbite of Inwyt. EETS o.s. 23 (1866); rev. P. Gradon; repr. 1965: preface.
Nixon, Ingeborg, ed. Thomas of Erceldoune. 2 vols. Publications of the Department of English, University of Copenhagen 9/1-2. Copenhagen: Akademisk Forlag, 1980-1983: 2.34.
Dean, James M., ed. Thomas of Erceldoune’s Prophecy. Originally Published in Medieval English Political Writings Kalamazoo, Michigan: Medieval Institute Publications, 1996.