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At London in England not full long sithen
Life of St Erkenwald — in alliterative unrhymed verse
Subjects: saints’ lives; Erkenwald, saint, life of
Versification: — alliteration



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2250, ff. 72v-75v
First Lines:
AT London in Englond noȝt full long sythen
Sythen crist suffrid on cross & cristendome stablyd…
Last Lines:
…Þai passyd forthe in procession & alle þe pepull folowid
And All þe belles in þe burgh beryd at ones
Attributed Title: De Sancto Erkenwaldo Episcopo (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 266-74.
Gollancz, Israel. Select Early English Poems. 9 vols. London: Oxford UP, 1913, 1933.
Savage, Henry Lyttleton, ed. St. Erkenwald. Yales Studies in English 72. New Haven: Yale UP; London: Oxford UP, 1926.
Morse, R. St. Erkenwald. Cambridge, 1975.
Peterson, Clifford. St. Erkenwald. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1977.
Turville-Petre, Thorlac. Alliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages. Routledge Medieval English Texts. Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 1989: 105-19.