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Political Poems and Songs Relating to English History, Composed During the Period from the Accession of Edward III to That of Richard III - Volume 1

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First published in 1859, this two-volume set contains a collection of poems and tracts from the late medieval period.Compiled by ... Weiterlesen
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First published in 1859, this two-volume set contains a collection of poems and tracts from the late medieval period.



Zusammenfassung
Compiled by Thomas Wright for the Rolls Series, this two-volume collection of poems and tracts covers the period between the reigns of Edward III and Edward IV. Volume 1, first published in 1859, consists of thirty-five pieces, including poems by Gower and Deschamps, and the contested 'Complaint of the Ploughman'.

Inhalt

Introduction; 1. The vows of the heron; 2. Epigram on the assumption of the arms of France; 3. An invective against France; 4. On the Battle of Nevile's Cross; 5. On the Battle of Nevile's Cross; 6. On Crecy and Nevile's Cross; 7. On the truce of 1347; 8. 'Songs on King Edward's Wars' by Laurence Minot; 9. The dispute between the Englishman and the Frenchman; 10. On Prince Edward's expedition into Spain; 11. Prince Edward's expedition into Spain, and the 'Battle of Najara' by Walter of Peterborough; 12. John of Bridlington; 13. On the death of Edward III (English); 14. On the death of Edward III (Latin); 15. On the rebellion of Jack Straw; 16. On the slaughter of Archbishop Sudbury; 17. Against the Lollards; 18. On the earthquake of 1382; 19. On the Council of London; 20. Song against the friars; 21. On the Minorite Friars; 22. On the times, 1388; 23. Distich on the year 1391; 24. On the pestilene (1391); 25. The reconciliation of Richard II with the City of London by Richard de Maidstone; 26. On the truce between England and France, 1394 by Eustache Deschamps; 27. The complaint of the ploughman; 28. On the corruptions of the Age, 1396-7 by John Gower; 29. On the vices of the different orders of society by John Gower; 30. On King Richard II by John Gower; 31. On King Richard's ministers; 32. On the expected arrival of the Duke of Lancaster; 33. On the deposition of Richard II; 34. Gower's Tripartite Chronicle; 35. Memorial verses on the reigns of Edward III and Richard II.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Political Poems and Songs Relating to English History, Composed During the Period from the Accession of Edward III to That of Richard III - Volume 1
Untertitel: Period From Accession of Edward III to That of Richard III 2 Volume
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EAN: 9781108042475
ISBN: 1108042473
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Anzahl Seiten: 578
Gewicht: 876g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T33mm
Jahr: 2012