The Bannatyne ms.


The Bannatyne ms.


Bannatyne, George, 1545-1608?


Ritchie, William Tod (ed.)


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LC keywords

Scottish poetry -- Early to 1700
English poetry -- Middle English -- 1100-1500
English language -- Dialects -- Scots
Poems -- Scotland

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Transcribed from: The Bannatyne manuscript : writtin in tyme of pest / by George Bannatyne ; edited and introduced by W. Tod Ritchie. -- Edinburgh : Printed for the [Scottish Text] Society by William Blackwood, 1928-1934. -- 4 v. -- (Scottish Text Society ; new ser., 22-23, 26) (Scottish Text Society ; 3rd ser., 5). -- In 4 vols. -- Vols. 2-4 contain the text of the manuscript.


Title proper taken from University of Oxford Text Archive printed records

Forms part of the Older Scottish Textual Archive (OSTA), a corpus of texts prepared for the Dictionary of the older Scottish tongue, c. 1969.

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- .

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