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When Rome is removed into England
The Second Scottish Prophecy, the C 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 — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Cleopatra C.IV, f. 86v
First Lines:
When Rome is removith into englond
And ilke prest haiit the pope is poure in hand…
Last Lines:
…To bring out of brawlis the kynd blod of brutes
The which schalt lyue on to lyue of landes
Note: 14 lines.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Political Poems and Songs relating to English History, composed during the period From the Accession of Edward III to that of Richard III. 2 vols. Rolls Series 14 (1859, 1861); repr. Kraus, 1965: 2.249.
2.Source: London, British Library Royal 7 A.IX, ff. 4-4v
Note: 14 lines only.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 313.
3.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Llanstephan 119, p. 177
4.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Peniarth 26 [olim Hengwrt 133], p. 122
Note: Formerly 4009.
5.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Peniarth 94 [olim Hengwrt 412], p. 257