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When Rome is removed into England
The Second Scottish Prophecy, the B Text — in couplets
Note: All MSS show considerable variations, but derive from an original short prophecy, Scottish in sympathy, developing some of the symbols used by Geoffrey of Monmouth.
Title(s): The Second Scottish Prophecy
Subjects: prophecies, political
Versification: — two-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Vespasian E.VIII, ff. 21-22v
Note: 87 lines.
2.Source: London, British Library Sloane 1802, ff. 10v-14v
Note: 90 lines.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 17841.7. Merlin, The whole prophesie of Scotland, England, & somepart of France, and Denmark, Waldegrave, 1603 [not pr. by Waldegrave, possibly a London piracy]
Note: ‘Prophecie of St. Beid’, 90 lines.
Editions:
Laing, David, ed. Collection of Ancient Scottish Prophecies. Bannatyne Club 44. Edinburgh: Ballantyne, 1833: 9.