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The Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of Erceldoune

James Augustus Henry Murray

The Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of Erceldoune

by James Augustus Henry Murray

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Published by Kraus Reprint. Co. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Romances,
  • Thomas,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Early English Text Society Original (Kraus)

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7771182M
    ISBN 100527000558
    ISBN 109780527000554

    Thomas of Erceldoune, sometimes styled Thomas Learmonth (fl. c. – ; [1] also Learmount, Learmont, or Learmounth), was a 13th-century Scottish laird and reputed prophet from Earlston (then called "Erceldoune")., [2] perhaps better known by the sobriquets Thomas the Rhymer or True Thomas. [1] In literature he appears as protagonist to the tale about Thomas the Rhymer who was carried. Thomas the Rhymer also called Thomas of Erceldoune or Thomas Learmonth (? - ?);), was a legendary 13th-century Scottish poet and reputed prophet. Thomas Ercildoun, or "Thomas The Rhymer", was a minstrel to whom is ascribed Sir Tristrem, a rhyme or story for recitation. He had a reputation for prophecy, and is reported to have foretold the death of Alexander III., and various other en: Thomas de Ercildounson.

    Thomas of Erceldoune I -- First Thoughts and Intentions Lystyns, lordyngs, bothe grete & smale, But I am going to try to provide some kind of text of the Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of Erceldoune. I am doing this because I find it an interesting work, of undoubted influence, and because no one, as far as I can see, has done so since Author: Tom Hillman. Its more general theme relates to temptation and mortal pleasures. There is also a 14th century romance "Thomas of Erceldoune", with accompanying prophecies, which clearly relates to the ballad, though the exact nature of the relationship is not clear. Several different variants of the ballad of Thomas Rhymer exist, most having the same basic. Thomas of Erceldoune: the Prophet and the Prophesied by E. B. LYLE THOMAS OF ERCELDOUNE, who lived in the latter part of the thirteenth century and held land at Earlston in Berwickshire, has a place in oral culture through the ballad concerning him, Child's No. 37, Thomas Rymer, but this article explores a different aspect.

    Thomas the Rhymer (fl. c. – ), also known as Thomas of Erceldoune, Thomas of Learmont or True Thomas, was a 13th-century Scottish laird and reputed prophet from Earlston (then called "Erceldoune") in the Borders. In literature he appears as the protagonist in the tale about Thomas the Rhymer, who was carried off by the "Queen of Elfland" and returned having gained the gift of. The book owes much of its structure, and some of its content, to the French work Alain Chartier's Quadrilogue-invectif, a similar political work also attacking England. The close ties between Scotland and France at that time, the Auld Alliance, are attested by the fact that the Complaynt is dedicated to Mary of Guise, the effective queen of. With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.. Through the Advanced Search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Artist, Song Title, Genre, etc or you can narrow your .


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The Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of Erceldoune by James Augustus Henry Murray Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activated  The earliest known account of Thomas and the pdf is the fourteenth-century northern English Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of Erceldoune.

The romance, which survives in four medieval manuscripts and one early printed book, tells of Thomas’s meeting, and sexual encounter, with a fairy on Huntley Banks.The romance and prophecies of Thomas download pdf Erceldoune, printed from five manuscripts; with illustrations from the prophetic literature of the 15th and 16th centuries.

(London, Pub. for the Early English Text Society, by N. Trübner & Co., ), by Thomas the Rhymer, ed. by James A. H. Murray and James Augustus Henry Murray (page images at HathiTrust). This was a book I read sometime in the 90s ( ebook a ebook guess), after getting it from the Science Fiction Book Club.

It's a masterful re-telling of the Scottish folk legend of Thomas of Erceldoune, a 12th-century minstrel (who was apparently an actual person), who was said to have been abducted by the queen of Elfland to serve her for seven years, as the price of a kiss, and to have /5.