Early English Text Society; Extra Series Volume 11; No. 55

Early English Text Society; Extra Series Volume 11; No. 55

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...And off his hand A worthy knyc/tt, And bad him men off armys ta, & in all hy till Scotland ga, And hym, and slay, and raiO dragoun, And hyc/it all fyfe in warysoun Till him, that mycht othir ta or sla Eohert the hruce, that wes his fa. Schir aymer did as he him bad, Gret chewalry with him he had; 'With, him wes philip the mowbray, And Ingram the wmfrawill perfay, That wes bat/ t wyf l and awerty, & full of gret chewalry; & off Scotland the maist party Thai had in-till thar cumpany. The first speaking of King Robert with Sir Aymer. For yheit then mgkill off the land Wes in-till Inglis mewnys hand., Till perth then went thai in A rout TJtat then wes wallyt all about 'With feile town's, rycht hey battaillyt, To defend giff It war assaylit. 7%ar-in duellyt schir Amery, With all his gret chewalry. The king Eobert wyst he wes thar, And quhat-kyn chyftanys with him war, And assemblyt all his mengje. The English outnumbered the Scotch by 1500. With Bruce were the earls of Lennox and Fol. 56.3 Athole, and others of note; also Sir Christopher Seton and Sir Robert Boyd. Bruce defies Aymer. He had feyle off full gret bounte; Bot thar fayis war may then thai, Be xv.c., aa Ik herd say. TJie quhethir he had thar, at that ned, Full feill that war douchty off deid; And barownys that war bauld as bar. Twa Erlis alsua with him war; Off Leuynax and Atholl war thai. Eduuard the bruce wes thar alsua, Thomas Randell, and hew de le hay, And schir Dauid the berclay, Fresale, somerueile, and Inchmertyn; Iames off dowglas thar wes syne, llmt yheyt than wes bot litill of my e/t t; And othii fele folk, forsye in fyc/it: Als was good Cristall of Setoun, And Eobert Boyde of great Renoun, And other feill men of meekle might, Bot I can nocM tell ub...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860969
  • 9781236860965