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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Illustrations from MS Cotton Nero A.x. (British Library)
First page of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight The first part of the game is played in Camelot Lady B and Gawain Chapel of the Green Knight
Back at Camelot
"The Cuckoo Song" (Sumer is Icumin In)
One of the oldest surviving pieces of music in Britain.
The original music rarely survives; however, there are many modern musical settings.
Manuscript of "Adam Lay Bound"
Sloan 2693 (British Library, London, c. 1400). The poem with the inkblot. Note that verse is finally showing the line breaks (not written out as prose).
Manuscript of "Corpus Christi Carol"
Balliol College MS 354 (Bodleian Library, Oxford, c. 1504). Poem is at top of page. Richard Hill was a London grocer who kept a commonplace book of verse and prose in English, Latin, and French.
Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
Images from the Ellesmere Chaucer (Huntington Library, California)
Page for the Wife of Bath's Tale (image #3086 in the Digital Scriptorium) The Wife of Bath (image #3086 in the Digital Scriptorium) The Miller (image #3080 in the Digital Scriptorium)
Chaucer the pilgrim (image #3099 in the Digital Scriptorium)
Everyman (Portland CC, 2012), with puppets