The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
For he it saw with sight
Roland and Vernagu — 880 lines in 12-line stanzas
Title(s): Roland and Vernagu
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS]
, ff. 263ra
…For he it seiȝe wiþ siȝt
Now bigin ichil of
…Þat was a sarraȝin stern
fful sone þis word
Note: Imperfect at beginning and end due to loss of leaves; probably began on
f. 262av, a stub of which only a few ends of lines
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds.
The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland
Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1.
London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Turnbull, William Barclay David Donald,
The Romances of Rouland and Vernagu, and Otuel from the Auchinleck
4. Edinburgh, 1836.
Herrtage, Sidney John Hervon,
The English Charlemagne Romances VI: The Taill of Rauf Coilyear, with
the fragments of Roland and Vernagu and Otuel.
e.s. 39 (1882); repr. 1969: 37-61.