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Verse in English entitled 'de novem nobilibus', 1510

Identifier: MS 186/f. 343r
f. 343r
f. 343r


'De novem nobilibus', is a verse on the 'Nine Worthies', written in English. The Nine Worthies are characters from history, scripture and legend who, together, personified medieval chivalry.

The first line of the text, on f. 343r, reads Hectour of troy thou hard feichtyngis. The poem ends on the same folio, with till hym toward.


  • Creation: 1510

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.


1 folios

Foliation and number of lines to a page

f. 1, double columns, 47 lines to a page.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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