St. Erkenwald (Middle English poem). English

Title
  • St. Erkenwald (Middle English poem). English
  • St. Erkenwald (Bishop of London 675-693) [Electronic resource] : an alliterative poem, written about 1386, narrating a miracle wrought by the Bishop in St. Paul's Cathedral
Editor

Gollancz, Israel, Sir, 1864-1930 (ed.)

Availability

Distributed by the University of Oxford under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Download: zip

Languages

English, Middle (1100-1500)

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: Plain text

No Capital letters

No punctuation

Text only is transribed, not editorial notes on the ms.

Gollancz's textual emendations appear without being indicated as such

Transliteration scheme: "th" for the sound as in "thorn" ; "3" for the sound as in "yough"

Gollancz inserts a hyphen where, in the ms., two words are erroneously written without a space between them. The electronic text renders such words as one word

LC keywords

Erkenwald, -- Saint -- Legends
Poems -- England -- 14th century

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (1 file : ca. 18.5 KB)
Creation Date

1976-01-01

Source Description

Transcribed from: St. Erkenwald (Bishop of London 675-693) : an alliterative poem, written about 1386, narrating a miracle wrought by the Bishop in St. Paul's Cathedral. -- London : Oxford University Press, 1922. -- (Select Early English poems / edited by Sir Israel Gollancz ; 4). -- From ms. Harl. 2250 ff 72b-75a in the British Museum. -- Title in original ms.: De Erkenwaldo.

Notes

Mode of access: Online. OTA website

Title from title page of source text