ID # AHA2626 SHORT BATCH DESIGNATION: AF TITLE: The Lay of Havelok the Dane ED. Walter W. Skeat SERIES: Early English Text Society Extra Series 4 (1868) SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS En-face? NO. Key and code the following pages: Title page (recto and verso) Text = pp. 1-86 Structure This item consists of a small amount of <FRONT> matter (the title page and errata), followed by the <BODY> of the text, consisting of a single <DIV1>, broken up into line groups (<LG>). <DIV1><HEAD>Incipit vita Hauelok, quondam Rex Anglie et Denemarchie.</HEAD> <LG> <L>Herknet to me, gode men,</L> <L>Wiues, maydnes, and alle men,</L> <L>Of a tale þat ich you wile telle,</L> <L N="4">Wo so it wile here, and þer-to duelle.</L> [etc.] Smaller divisions and headings Smaller divisions in the verse are marked by blank lines and large initial capitals; occasionally also by blank lines and paragraph markers (¶) Use line groups (<LG>) to encode these divisions. (p. 5, division marked by blank line and initial cap) <L>Me þou ich were in heuene-riche!"</L> </LG> <LG> <L>Quanne he hauede þis pleinte maked,</L> <L>Þer-after stronglike [he] quaked.</L> <L N="136">He sende writes sone on-on</L> (p. 4, division marked by blank line and ¶) <L>Þat euere woneth in ai þede.</L> </LG> <LG> <L>¶ Þe king was hoten aþelwold,</L> <L>Of word, of wepne he was bold;</L> Milestones Folio references are recorded in the margin in square brackets; they look like this: [Fol. 204, col.1] [Fol. 204, col.2] [Fol. 204 b, col.1] [Fol. 204 b, col.2] Record these as: <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="204a:1"> <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="204a:2"> <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="204b:1"> <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="204b:2"> Place the <MILESTONE> tag within the text at end of the line alongside which the folio reference appears in the book. [Fol. 204 b, col.1] And lete him [knawe] of hise hand-dede, Record as: <L>And lete him [knawe] of hise hand-dede, <MILESTONE UNIT="folio" N="204b:1"></L> Notes Editorial notes appear at the bottom of the page, keyed to the text by footnote numbers. Treat these as <NOTE PLACE="foot"> as specified by the Guidelines.