Frontispiece illustration from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Special Collections PR 2065 G3 A328 2008
Special Collections, Central Library
British identifier MS Cotton Nero A.x is regarded as one of the most important manuscripts of Middle English poetry, and contains the only surviving copies of the narrative poems Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Patience, and Cleanness. Written in a North West Midland dialect of Middle English, the author of the poems remains unknown.
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