The Northern Way

The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry

Riddle 71


Verse Indeterminate Saxon


Ic eom rices æht,      reade bewæfed,
stið ond steapwong.      Staþol wæs iu þa
wyrta wlitetorhtra;      nu eom wraþra laf,
fyres ond feole,      fæste genearwad,

5

wire geweorþad.      Wepeð hwilum
for minum gripe      se þe gold wigeð,
þonne ic yþan sceal      ...fe,
hringum gehyrsted.      Me ...i...
...go...      dryhtne min...

10

     ...wlite bete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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