|Four part round, mid 13th century (British Library, Harley 978, f.11v). All images from M.R. James 1925 Abbeys London: The Great Western Railway, fromtispiece.|
|This one is not really so hard, once you come to terms with the idea that you are not going to find many familiar English words and you just have to work them out letter by letter. You might try a complete transcript. Go to the text pages. Use a pen and paper, then compare it against ours. Then get a bunch of friends together, break out a little John Barleycorn in the nut brown bowl, and have yourselves a singalong.|
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