Clerk, —, of Tranent, [note] one of the Makkairis
mentioned in Dunbar's
| Clerk of Tranent, eik he hes tane, |
That made the aventers of Sir Gawane.
Sir Gawane, the nephew of
King Arthur, has been the subject of several poetical romances,
still extant; but there is no clue by which the work of Clerk can be