tale of chivalry


tale of chivalry
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  • The Nun's Priest's Tale — Cicero, one of the authors in the cockerel s library The Nun s Priest s Tale is one of The Canterbury Tales by the Middle English poet Geoffrey Chaucer. Composed in the 1390s, the 626 line narrative poem is a beast fable and mock epic based on an …   Wikipedia

  • Squire’s Tale, The —    by Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1390)    The Squire, presented in the GENERAL PROLOGUE as the fashionable and charming son of the more sober Knight, presents what promises to be a chivalric ROMANCE of the sort then popular in France, with an… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

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  • Eglinton Tournament of 1839 — The Eglinton Tournament of 1839 was a re enactment of a medieval joust and revel held in Scotland on Friday 30 August.Corbould. p 5.] It was funded and organized by Archibald Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton, and took place at Eglinton Castle,… …   Wikipedia

  • Infante Enrique of Castile — Enrique (Henry) of Castile ( it. Arrigo di Castiglia; March 1230 ndash; August 1304), called El Senador ( the Senator ), was a Castilian infante , the younger son of Fernando III, King of Castile, by his first wife, Elisabeth of Hohenstaufen.… …   Wikipedia

  • Davenant, Sir William — or William D Avenant born 1606, Oxford, Eng. died April 7, 1668, London British poet, playwright, and theatre manager. Early works include the comedy The Witts (licensed 1634) and a volume of poems, Madagascar (1638). He was made poet laureate in …   Universalium

  • romance —    copulation with one person outside marriage or a stable relationship    In standard usage, a courtship, from the romance, or tale of chivalry, which was set down in vernacular French rather than in Latin:     I am distressed to see the old… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • romantic — adjective 1》 inclined towards or suggestive of romance.     ↘relating to love, especially in a sentimental or idealized way. 2》 characterized by an idealized view of reality: a romantic attitude to the past. 3》 (Romantic) relating to romanticism …   English new terms dictionary

  • romantic — adj. & n. adj. 1 of, characterized by, or suggestive of an idealized, sentimental, or fantastic view of reality; remote from experience (a romantic picture; a romantic setting). 2 inclined towards or suggestive of romance in love (a romantic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Le Morte d'Arthur — The Last Sleep of Arthur in Avalon (begun 1881), detail, by Edward Burne Jones (d. 1898), greatly influenced by Le Morte d Arthur throughout his career. Le Morte d Arthur (originally spelled Le Morte Darthur, Middle French for the death of Arthur …   Wikipedia

  • romance — romance1 romancer, n. n., adj. /roh mans , roh mans/; v. /roh mans /, n., v., romanced, romancing, adj. n. 1. a novel or other prose narrative depicting heroic or marvelous deeds, pageantry, romantic exploits, etc., usually in a historical or… …   Universalium

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