The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 1810
Well on my way as I forth went
‘The Prophisies of Rymour, Beid, and Marlyng’ — 628 lines in
A later version of 620
; cf. a
shortened version, 248 lines, in The Whole Prophesie of Scotland
Edinburgh 1663; repr. Murray (1875)
, 48-51. Cf. also ‘Prophesie of
Sir Thomas of Astledowne’ in Sundry Strange Prophecies
, 1652 (WingS 6180A),
repr. Albrecht (1954)
; and see further Albrecht (1954)
Subjects: prophecies, political
abababab or abababab
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology]
, ff. 72v
Well on my waye as I forthe went
over a lande besides a
…itt shalbe brought I vnderstande
to rome wythouten
Attributed Title: A prophesye (f. 71)
Jansen, Sharon L.
“’The Prophisies of Rymour, Beid, and Marlyng’: Henry VIII
and a Sixteenth-Century Political Prophecy,”
The Sixteenth Century Journal
16 (1985): 291-301: 291-301.
Jansen, Sharon L., and Kathleen H. Jordan, eds.
The Welles Anthology: MS. Rawlinson C.813: A Critical Edition.
Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies,
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson D.1062 (SC 13814)
, ff. 92-94
Whyle on my way as I forth went
ouer A land besyde a
…þat shall com ouer þe water [ ] in gold a red lyon[ ] of
Formerly listed under 620
; but apparently a variant of London, British Library Lansdowne 762; the corner of the folio is torn off, only fragments of lines survive and the
division into lines is unclear.
Attributed Author: Thomas Arsledoune (f. 92)
Attributed Title: The prophesye of Thomas Arsledoune (f. 92)
3.Source: London, British Library Lansdowne 762
, ff. 75-88
Note: ‘Erceldoune’, to A.D. 1531.
Murray, J. A. H.,
The Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of Erceldoune
EETS 61 o.s. 61 (1875); repr. 1987: 52-61.
Chronicle of Scottish Poetry….
4 vols. Edinburgh and London, 1802: 3.129-35.