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When all this fresh fellowship were come to Canterbury
The Tale of Beryn, with a Prologue of ‘the mery adventure of the Pardonere and Tapstere at the Inn at Canterbury’ — Prologue of 732 lines in couplets, and Tale of 4024 lines in couplets.
Title(s): The Tale of Beryn
Subjects: tales, comic; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Alnwick Castle, Duke of Northumberland MS 455, ff. 182-237
First Lines:
When all this ffressh feleship were com to Cauntirbury
As ye have herd to fore with talys glad & mery…
Last Lines:
…Now God graunt grace to fynde such a frende
When wee have nede and thus I make an ende
Attributed Title: Nomen Auctoris presentis Cronica Rome
Et tranlationis ffilius ecclesie Thome
(f. 237)
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer. 3 vols. Percy Society 24-26. London: Richards, 1847-51: 3.191.
Furnivall, Frederick James, and Walter George Boswell-Stone, eds. The Tale of Beryn. 2 vols. in 1 Chaucer Society 1st ser. 17, 24. London: Trübner, 1887; repr. EETS e.s. 105 (1909); repr. 1981.
Behrend, M., ed. Die mittelenglisch Tale of Berin. Königsberg, 1921.
Tamanini, M. E. M., ed. “The Tale of Beryn: An Edition with Introductory Notes and Glossary.” Diss. NYU, 1969; DAI 30 (1970) DAI 3437A.
Bowers, John M., ed. The Canterbury Tales: Fifteenth-Century Continuations and Additions. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1992.