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The romances translated listed here are inside the so-called Lancelot Compilation, MS The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 129 a ten. Compiled within the early fourteenth century via 5 scribes, its 241 extant folios comprise the lion's percentage of Arthurian romance in center Dutch, no fewer than ten texts. The center of this compilation is constituted of translations into rhymed couplets of the Lancelot-Queste-Mort, into which seven extra romances were inserted. the result's a compilation that effectively transforms a couple of disparate texts into an ordered series of ten Arthurian romances, a undertaking that opponents comparable ones in larger identified eu vernaculars, and bears comparability with Malory's Morte Darthur. This quantity offers the 5 romances interpolated among the Queste and the Mort, nearly all of which aren't attested in other places in the other language: the Wrake van Ragisel (Vengeance of Raguidel), the Ridder metter mouwen (Romance of the Knight of the Sleeve), Lanceloet en het hert met de witte voet (Lancelot and the Hart with the White Foot), Walewein ende Keye, and Torec. ordinarily those romances were separated from their context and released in separate variations, and simply Lanceloet en het hert met de witte voet has ever seemed in English translation. they're provided the following of their manuscript order for the 1st time on the grounds that 1846; the variation of Walewein ende Keye is the 1st to be released in view that that date. The textual content and translations are observed through an creation, versions and rejected readings, and demanding notes.