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Thomas of Erceldoune

Thomas of Erceldoune

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Published by University of Virginia in [Charlottesville] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Virginia, 1982.

Statement[critical edition by] Nicholas Stephen Margaritis.
ContributionsMargaritis, Nicholas Stephen.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14319014M


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Thomas of Erceldoune. Thomas of Erceldoune. Copenhagen: I kommission hos Akademisk Forlag, (OCoLC) Named Person: Thomas, the Rhymer; Thomas, the Rhymer: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ingeborg Nixon. Genre/Form: Romances: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thomas, the Rhymer, ?.

Thomas of Erceldoune. Berlin, Weidmann, (OCoLC) Thomas of Erceldoune, Herausg. Von A. Brandl, Zweiter Band (German Edition) [Thomas, Thomas of Erceldoune book Brandl] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

The Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of Erceldoune: Printed from Five Manuscripts; with Illustrations from the Prophetic Literature of the 15th and 16th Centuries Issue 61 of Early English Text Society (Series).: Original series Volume 61 of Original series / Early English Text Society: Author: Thomas (the Rhymer) Editor: Sir James Augustus.

Thomas of Erceldoune (ûr`səldo͞on'), fl. ?–?, Scottish seer and poet, also known as Thomas the Rhymer and Thomas ce of his existence is founded on the mention of his name in documents of the 13th cent. Soon after his death his reputation as a prophet became proverbial.

This is a defining feature of the English prophecies ascribed to the Scottish border prophet Thomas of Erceldoune, also known as Thomas the Rhymer or Thomas Rhymer.¹ The texts discussed in this chapter were composed in northern England between the s and the Thomas of Erceldoune book or s, although they draw on Scottish background traditions that.

Thomas the Rhymer (Jack Hughes Trilogy Book 1) by Paul Andruss. out of 5 stars 5. Kindle Edition £ £ 0. The romance and prophecies of Thomas of Erceldoune: printed from five manuscripts, with illustrations from the prophetic literature of the 15th and 16th centuries.

by the Rhymer ?. Sir Thomas Grey (c. in Scalacronica), Barbour (c.in The Bruce, bk. 86), Androw of Wyntoun (c.in Orygynale, bk. viii. 31), Walter Bower (d. ), and Mair also speak of Thomas of the Blind Minstrel calls him ‘Thomas Rimour.’ Hector Boece is the first who uses the title ‘Thomas Leirmont’ (Scotorum Historia, Paris,lib.

xiii. Thomas of Erceldoune (German Edition) (German) Paperback – January 1, by Thomas (Author), Alois Brandl (Author) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Author: Thomas, Alois Brandl. Thomas the Rhymer. Source: The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, by Francis James Child.

Child Ballad Number: cites: a 'Thomas Rhymer and Queen of Elfland,' Alexander Fraser Tyler's Brown MS., No I. b 'Thomas the Rhymer,' Campbell MSS, II, 83 c 'Thomas the Rhymer,' Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, II, "from an copy obtained from a lady residing not far.

The prophetic lady in the early fifteenth-century romance Thomas of Erceldoune has received little attention in discussions surrounding this romance text. This essay discusses the affinities this lady shares with the sibyls of ancient Greece and Rome, as well as later manifestations of the sibyls in medieval theology, prophecy, and : Jessica L.

Malay. In this fascinating book, acclaimed author Ellen Kushner takes the old legends of Thomas of Erceldoune (a.k.a. True Thomas the seer and Thomas the Rhymer), and retells them in a fascinating, thoroughly modern style.

This is the tale of a bard of no small talent who find himself the object of the Queen of Elfland's desire/5(6). Sir Thomas de Ercildoun, better remembered as Thomas the Rhymer (fl. ), also known as Thomas of Learmont or True Thomas, was a Scottish laird and reputed prophet from Earlston (then called "Erceldoune") in the Borders.

Thomas' gift of prophecy is linked to his poetic ability. Prophecy, Politics and Place in Medieval England: From Geoffrey of Monmouth to Thomas of Erceldoune, by Victoria Flood Prophecy, Politics and Place in Medieval England: From Geoffrey of Monmouth to Thomas of Erceldoune Here, Flood faces the challenge of telling the story of English prophecy (which is, after all, the book’s focus) without Author: Andrea Ruddick.

Thomas of Erceldoune, sometimes styled Thomas Learmonth (fl. – ; [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 of Erceldoune Item Preview remove-circle Thomas of Erceldoune by Thomas, the Rhymer, ??; Brandl, Alois Leonhard,ed.

German Volume 2. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Poem of prophetic character Addeddate   THOMAS OF ERCELDOUNE, called also The Rhymer, and sometimes given the surname of Learmont (fl. ), poet and prophet in the legendary literature of historical person of that name figures in two charters of the 13th century, and from these it appears that he owned lands in Erceldoune (now Earlstoun), in Berwickshire, which were made over by his son and heir on.

The earliest known account of Thomas and the fairy is the fourteenth-century northern English Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of 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.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Species mentioned: One tree, not a hawthorn (mayflower; Crataegus sp.) as commonly thought.

Possibly oak (Q. robur).Source: The medieval ‘Romance of Thomas of Erceldoune’, not to be confused with the later ‘Ballad of True Thomas’. Date of Source: c Highlights: The shining lady that slimy Thomas of Erceldoune seduced under the Eildon tree turned out to be the Fairy Queen.

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Free shipping for many products. Thomas of Erceldoune lay down on Huntlie bank on a May morning ; in the ballad of Thomas the Rhymer we hear that he reclines on a grassy bank. There’s a definite suggestion that part of the process may involve a tired person lying down to rest, drifting off to sleep, and, in that semi-conscious state, being able to make contact with faery.

Prophecy, Politics and Place in Medieval England: From Geoffrey of Monmouth to Thomas of Erceldoune by Victoria Flood Mary-Rose McLaren Flood, Victoria, Prophecy, Politics and Place in Medieval England: From Geoffrey of Monmouth to Thomas of Erceldoune, Cambridge, D.

Brewer, ; hardback; pp. ; 1 line, 4 b/w illustrations; R.R.P. £60 Author: Mary-Rose McLaren. Free download or read online Thomas the Rhymer pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Ellen Kushner. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fantasy, romance story are Thomas Learmonth of Erceldoune. The present text of Thomas of Erceldoune's Prophecy is based on a photostat of the British Library manuscript, checked against the editions of J. Murray for the EETS, of RHR, and of Turville-Petre.

I have consulted and profited from Murray's translation of. The English Erceldoune Tradition, c. ss’, addresses a selection of northern English texts that include prophecies attributed to the thirteenth-century prophet and Scottish laird, Thomas of Erceldoune.

Thomas of Erceldoune has often been considered as a folk hero of popular legend; however, Flood contends that his prophecies had a Author: Victoria Shirley. Thomas of Erceldoune: the Prophet and the Prophesied by E.

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 of Erceldoune II -- Murray's Introduction and the Contents of his Edition The Introduction will probably seem more than a little dry to most who actually read it.

Myself, I either don't read introductions at all or I read them after I have read the book (which is what I did here).Author: Tom Hillman. The edition, published by the Early English Text Society (reprinted ), and edited by the James Murray, is also available at online edition is hard to work with because of the formatting, and the EETS reprint is bit dear.

This led me to a mistake. I purchased (though not from EETS) what turned out to be a criminally overpriced, abominably bad scan of Murray's : Tom Hillman. Thomas of Erceldoune definition: called Thomas the Rhymer.?–?97, Scottish seer and poet; reputed author of a poem on | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

Sir Thomas de Ercildoun, better remembered as Thomas the Rhymer (fl. – ), also known as Thomas of Learmont or True Thomas, was a Scottish laird and reputed prophet from Earlston (then called “Erceldoune”) in the Borders.

Thomas’ gift of prophecy is linked to his poetic ability. The earliest known account of Thomas and the fairy 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 character True Tom (also Thomas Learmont, Thomas of Erceldoune, Thomas the Rhymer) makes an appearance in Raymond E.

Feist 's popular fantasy novel "Faerie Tale". **Other fantasy novels, including Diana Wynne Jones 's "Fire and Hemlock", use elements from, and allusions to, the ballad. Medieval Philology and Nationalism: The British and German Editors of Thomas of Erceldoune Richard Utz 1 Although the MLA International Bibliographycan only provide a relative idea of scholarly interest in Thomas of Erceldoune, it remains the most easily accessible database in.

Thomas of Ercildoune (Erceldoune), c. An historical figure, whose name is known from Scottish charters, he is said to have written a Scottish version of the Tristan legend. But his fame is as "Thomas the Rhymer" or "True Thomas," maker of prophesies. Thomas the Rhymer, or Thomas of Erceldoune, is a soothsayer from Scottish history best known as the protagonist of the balad by the same name (Child Ballad number 37).

Popularly acclaimed as a prophet, he was widely known in 13th century Scotland. The " Whole Prophecie' of Merlin, Thomas Rymour, and others, collected and issued as early ascontinued to be printed as a chap-book down to the beginning of this century, when, says Dr Murray, few farm-houses in Scotland were without a copy of it.

All this might have been if Thomas of Erceldoune had been not more historical than Merlin. Historical figure.

Sir Thomas was born in Erceldoune (also spelled Ercildoune – presently Earlston), Berwickshire, sometime in the 13th century, and has a reputation as the author of many prophetic verses.