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Wace, Roman de Brut. Roman de Guy de Warewic(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Brut of Wace. Gui de Warwyk etc.
Codicology:Vellum, 335 x 230 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (13.2 x 9 in.), ff. 181 + 8, double columns of 42 lines. Cent. xiii (second half), well written, in pale ink. Red and blue initials with pen flourishing: saw-ornament in red and blue on f. 1r.
Collation: a4, 112-712, 86, 912-1512, 168 (wants 8), b4 .
Additions:Fly-leaves (8) from a xiiith cent. Law MS. in double columns, closely written: the text contains many formulae. The names “ Willelmus Prestone ” and “ Bachon ” are scribbled on them.
Provenance:From St Augustine's, Canterbury: on f. 1r: “de librario S. Aug. cum. A” . It is no. 1516 in the old catalogue. On f. 6r: “Liber de librario S. Aug. Cantuarie Dist. Gra” .
Foliation: ff. i-vi + 1-181 + vii-xii(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin and Anglo-Norman.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1r-6r
Genealogy of the kings of Britain (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
1r
Rubric:
Hec sunt nomina Regum britannie ab aduentu Bruti primo in insula albyon usque ad primum aduentum Saxonum in britannia
1r
Incipit:
Primus fuit brutus qui viginti quatuor annis
3r
Explicit:
infra terram combustus est
3r
Rubric:
Hec sunt nomina Regum britonum post primum aduentum anglorum in anglia
3r
Incipit:
Primus erat aurelius
3v
(Cadwaladrus)
3v
Explicit:
in domino obdormiuit
3v
Rubric:
Expliciunt nomina regum
3v
Incipit:
Numerus omnium
3v
Explicit:
Hic est, centum
3v
Rubric:
De quatuor viis principalibus britannie
3v
Incipit:
Tante autem gracie
3v
Rubric:
De quatuor mirabilibus britannie
3v
Incipit:
Quatuor autem
3v
Explicit:
per campos diffundi
3v
Rubric:
De quinque plagis britannie
3v
Incipit:
Quinque plagas ab exordio
3v
Explicit:
deuicerunt et optinuerunt
3v
Rubric:
De gygante quem arturus sua uirtute et audacia interfecit
4r
Incipit:
Nunciatur quendam gigantem
4v
Rubric:
De Saxonibus et de regina Sexburgie a Germania ueniente
4v
Rubric:
De prudencia anglorum
5r
Rubric:
De constitucione anglorum et de diuisione terrarum et prouinciarum secundum disposicionem et libitum Sexburge regine
5r
Rubric:
De coronacione anglorum
List of kings from Hengist to Henry III (CVIII)
6r
(7r)
Paragraph
6r
Rubric:
de stirpe Bruti
Date of conquest
2.
6v-90r
Wace, Roman de Brut(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The Brut of Wace
6v
(7v)
Incipit:
Li (sic) uult oir e uult sauer
de rei en rei de eir en eir
90r
Explicit:
Mil. e cent. e cinkaunte anz
Fist mestre Wace cest Romanz
90r
Rubric:
Explicit liber bruti regis britannie maioris
Ed. Leroux de Lincy. Rouen 1836-8
3.
90r-90v
Le livere des reis de Britannie (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
90r
In a small hand nearly contemporary
A short account of the kings from Egbert to Henry III
90r
Incipit:
(L)i reis de Estengle aueit Crantebreggesire. Northfolke etc.
90v
Explicit:
(a)pres Iohan fu rei Henri son fiz
4.
91r-94v
Romanz di un chivaler et sa dame e un clerk (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
91r
Rubric:
Romanz de vn chiualer e de sa dame e de vn clerk
91r
Incipit:
Un chiualer iadis estoit
Ke femme e enfaunz auoit
De sun cors esteit tres pruz
A tuz estait corteis e druz
94v
Explicit:
E kant moruht la bone dame
A deu rendi sus sa alme
Printed from this MS. by P. Meyer, Romania, I, 68
5.
94v-102r
Amis et Amiloun (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
94v
Rubric:
Ci comence le storie
Ke deuum auer en memorie
De syres amis e amilun
Ke furent si tro bon cumpaynu(n)
E unke ne amerunt treysun
94v
Incipit:
Ki ueut oir chancoun damur
De loange de grant doucur
102r
Explicit:
Ici finist de amilon
E de sire amis sun compaignon
This is the same version as that in the Royal MS. 12 c. xii (Ward, Catalogue of Romances I, 674), ed. K lbing in Altenglische Bibliothek, 1884
6.
102r-102v
The Four Daughters of God (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
102r
Rubric:
Ci comence lestorie de quatre sorurs
En tout le mund ne furunt meliurs
102r
Incipit:
Entendez a moi li ueuz et enfanz
Paroles oiret ke mult sunt uaillanz
102r
De quatre sorurs uus uoil dire
Ke sunt filles nostre sire
Si uus dirrai la concordance
De la primere destaunce
Ke fu entre deu e homme
Pur ceo ke adam mort la pome
Nul homme si bel serui ne eust
Deu. ke li ni estut
Al a fin en enfern descendre
E la demorer e attendre
Unkes ne furent uisitez
Deske merci e uerite
Col. 2
102r
Sentre acontrerent a un iour
E Justice e sa sorur
Mult doucement se entrebracerent
E de un contek se entrepeiserent
Ends
102v
Beau piere fet misericorde
Si peis ne face ceste concorde
Od laide ke ieo li faz
Ou trouerom mes solaz
Beau piere fet dunc uerite
Ne peut nient estre aquite
Le prison en ceste guise
Ke ieo ne fusse ariere mise
Jeo uois tut dis od teste leuee
E ieo serroie trop greuee
102v
Explicit:
Trop matee trop desconfite
Si par uus esteie desdite
102v
Rubric:
Explicit
102v
Rubric:
Ci finit lestorie de quatre sorurs
Ke furent uailanz e de bone murs
Evidently unfinished in spite of the colophon
Not printed: other copies in University Library Kk. 4. 20, Harley 1801, Arundel 292. See Romania, XV, 353 (P. Meyer)
7.
102v-181r
Roman de Guy de Warewic (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Gui de Warwyk
102v
Rubric:
E comence lestorie de gyun
Ke de Warwyk porta le nun
103r
Incipit:
Puis cel tens ke deus fu nez
e establi crestienetez
Ends
181r
Explicit:
E cil qi en la sainte trinite
Un deu est par sa pite
Nus doint en terre si seruir
Ke a li en glorie puissums venir. Amen
181v blank
See Ward, Catalogue, I, 471. Histoire Litt raire, XXII, 841