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When thou sees in Here hart I-reared
The Here prophecy — five rhyming lines
Subjects: prophecies



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Missing, lost, or destroyed, (?) No known MS survives or MS not identified
Transcription:
Zan zu seches in here hert yreret
Zan sulen Hengles in þre be ydeled
Zat han sale into Hyrlande alto lade waya
Zat hozer in to Poile mid pride bileve
Ze thirde in hayre haughen hert all…ydreghe
Note: Transcription from Stubbs (1867).
Editions:
Riley, Henry Thomas, ed. Roger of Hovedon. London, 1853: 2.170.
Morley, Henry. English Writers. 2 vols. London: Chapman and Hall, 1864, 1867: 1.658 (quoted from Abbot Benedict).
Stubbs, William. Gesta Regis Henrici Secundi Benedicti Abbatis, or The Chronicle of…Benedict of Peterborough. 2 vols. Rolls Series 49 (1867; repr. Kraus 1965): 2.139.
Hales, John Wesley. “The Here Prophecy.” Academy 30 (No. 761, 4 December 1886): 380-1: 380.
Hales, John Wesley. Folia Litteraria. London: Seeley, 1893: 50.
Skeat, Walter William. “The So-Called ‘Here Prophecy.’” Academy 30 (No. 750, 18 Sept. 1886): 189-90: 190.
Saintsbury, George. History of English Prosody from the twelfth century to the present day. 3 vols. London, 1908; 2nd ed. 1923: 1.28.
Taylor, Rupert. The Political Prophecy in England. New York: Columbia UP, 1911: 22.
Shumacher, Karl. Studien über den Stabreim in der mittelenglischen Alliterationsdichtung. Bonner Studien zur Englischen Philologie 11. Bonn: Hanstein, 1914: 4.