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Then befpake him noble Arthur,
& these were the words faid he;
"What weapons wilt thou have, thou gentle knight, I pray thee tell to me?"
He fayes, "Collen brand Ile have in my hand,
& a Millaine knife faft be my knee;
& a Danish axe faft in my hands,
Yt a fure weapon I thinke wilbe."
Then wth his Collen brand, yt he had in his hand,
Wth 7 heads, & one body.
The fyer towards the element flew,
Out of his mouth, where was great plentie;
The knight stoode in the middle, & fought,
Till his Collaine brand brake in his hand,
& his Millaine knife burst on his knee;
& then the Danish axe burst in his hand first,
Yt a fure2 weapon he thought fhold be.
And when he came to the Ks chamber,
He cold of his curtefie;
Sayes', "fleep you, wake you, noble K: Arthur?
& then forth is gone Burlow-beanie,
As faft as he cold hie;
& feitch he did that faire fteed,
& came againe by & by.
Then befpake him Sr Marramile,
& these were the words faid hee;
"Riding of this steed, brother Bredbeddle,
The mastery belongs to me."
Marramiles tooke the steed to his hand,
To ryd him he was full bold;
He cold noe more make him goe,
Then a child of 3 yeere old.
He faid1 uppon him wth heele & hand,
Wth yard that was foe fell;
Helpe! brother Bredbeddle," fays Marramile,
"For I thinke he be the devill of hell."
"Helpe! brother Bredbeddle," says Marramile,
"Helpe! for Christs pittye;
For wthout thy help, brother Bredbeddle,
He will never be rydden for2 me."
Then befpake him Sr Bredbeddle,
These were the words faid he;
"I coniure thee, thou Burlow-beane,
Thou tell me how this steed was riddin in his country."
He faith," there is a gold wand,
Stands in K: Cornwalls ftudy windowe.