The Maitland folio


The Maitland folio


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Scottish poetry -- To 1700
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700
Poems -- Scotland -- 15th century
Poems -- Scotland -- 16th century

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Transcribed from: The Maitland folio manuscript : containing poems / by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others ; edited by W.A. Craigie. -- Edinburgh : Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood, 1919-1927. -- 2 v. -- (Scottish Text Society ; new ser., 7, 20). -- Partial contents: Vol. 1. Text -- v. 2. Introduction and notes. -- Vol. 1 contains the complete text of the Maitland folio manuscript from the original in the Pepysian library, Magdalene college, Cambridge.


Forms part of the Older Scottish Textual Archive (OSTA), a corpus of texts prepared for the Dictionary of the older Scottish tongue

Added information: DOST concordance : notes for instructing operator. -- 1964

Publication based on this text: Formed basis of quotations in Vols. 4- of: A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue : from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth / founded on the collections of Sir William A. Craigie ; [edited by A.J. al.]. -- Chicago, Ill. : Chicago University Press, 1973 ; Aberdeen : Aberdeen University Press, 1983- .

Maitland, Richard, Sir, 1496-1586

Dunbar, William, 1460?-1520?

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