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|CSM Number : 106|
|Short name:||The Squires who were Freed from Captivity||Alternative:||Two squires are freed from captivity|
|Incipit:||Prijon forte nen dultosa|
|Refrain:||Prijon forte nen dultosa/ non pod’ os presos tẽer/ a pesar da Groriosa.|
|Summary of narrative|
Two squires attempted a robbery.
They were caught and thrown into prison.
One vowed to give 100 nails towards the building of the church at Soissons if he were to escape from prison.
His stocks immediately fell from him, but he waited until nightfall to make his escape.
He told his companion of his vow and the latter pledged 1000 nails to the same cause.
The first squire escaped at dusk. The second squire disappeared without a trace and the guard attributed their escape to the Virgin.
|Stanza:||7 7 7 3 7'||Refrain:||7' 7 7'|
|No. of Stanzas:||11|
|Rhyme scheme:||ANA | bbbba||Zejel:||Yes|
|T106, E106, To45|
|Duo pueri scutiferi de pago Laudunensi capti et abducti ultra (388)|
|ex-voto, nail(s), squire, thief/ thieves, vow|
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|Two squires freed from captivity (Soissons)||Thott
(Copenhagen, Royal Library, MS Thott 128)
|Two squires freed from captivity (Soissons)||Hugo Farsitus
|Two squires freed from captivity (Soissons)||Gil de Zamora
(Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional, MS 9503)
|Two squires freed from captivity (Soissons)||Lisbon Mariale
(Lisbon, B.N., MS Alcobacense 149)
|Sources of the Cantigas of Alfonso el Sabio [AC]|
Dexter, Elise Forsythe
|El planto en la historia y en la literatura gallega|
Filgueira Valverde, José
|Cincuenta leyendas por Gil de Zamora, combinadas con las Cantigas de Alfonso el Sabio|
|El arte mayor de Juan de Mena|
|A estructura métrica de algunas das Cantigas de Santa Maria|
Montero Santalha, José-Martinho