Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 1 of 8 from 1860 edition

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52           THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR.
All Scotland then, throughe manly feates, I conquered with my hand.
Ireland, Denmarke, Norwaye,
These countryes wan I all; Iseland, Gotheland, and Swetheland ; ss
And made their kings my thrall.
I conquered all Gallya,
That now is called France ; And slew the hardye Froll in feild,
My honor to advance.                                   
And the ugly gyant Dynabus,
Soe terrible to vewe, That in Saint Barnards mount did lye,
By force of armes I slew.
And Lucyus, the emperour of Rome, «s
I brought to deadly wracke ; And a thousand more of noble knightes
For feare did turne their backe.
Five kinges of Pavye I did kill
Amidst that bloody strife ;                            so
Besides the Grecian emperour,
Who alsoe lost his liffe.
39, Froland field, MS. Froll, according to the Chroni­cles, was a Roman knight, governor of Gaul. 41, Danibns, MS. 49, see p. 134, v. 55.







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