Thomas of Erceldoune


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Thomas of Erceldoune

(ˈɜːsəlˌduːn)
n
(Biography) called Thomas the Rhymer. ?1220–?97, Scottish seer and poet; reputed author of a poem on the Tristan legend

Thom′as of Er′celdoune


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( “Thomas the Rhymer” ) c1220–97?, Scottish poet.
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Flood, Victoria, Prophecy, Politics and Place in Medieval England: From Geoffrey of Monmouth to Thomas of Erceldoune, Cambridge, D.
For a discussion of the provenance of Thomas of Erceldoune's prophecy, see Victoria Flood, "Imperfect Apocalypse: Thomas of Erceldoune's Reply to the Countess of Dunbar in MS Harley 2253 "Marginalia 11 (2010): 11-27.
Revisiting Eger and Grime and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and providing a reading of the romance of Thomas of Erceldoune, Wade also mentions in Chapter Three the stories of Walter Map from De Nugis Curialium and Thomas Walsingham's late-fourteenth-century Chronica Maiora.
Susan maintained this basic five-fold structure, but reduced the number of readings from the Mabinogion and added the Middle English texts Thomas of Erceldoune (her own translation from William Albrecht) and Sir Orfeo (Sands translation).