Thomas of Erceldoune

Thomas of Erceldoune
biographical name flourished 1220-1297 Thomas the Rhymer and Thomas Learmont Scottish seer & poet

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  • Thomas of Erceldoune — Thom′as of Er′celdoune n. big (“Thomas the Rhymer”) c1220–97?, Scottish poet …   From formal English to slang

  • Thomas of Erceldoune — /tom euhs euhv err seuhl doohn / ( Thomas the Rhymer ), c1220 97?, Scottish poet. * * * …   Universalium

  • Thomas of Erceldoune — /tɒməs əv ˈɜsəldun/ (say tomuhs uhv ersuhldoohn) noun ( Thomas the Rhymer ), 1220?–1297?, Scottish poet …   Australian English dictionary

  • Thomas of Erceldoune — /tom euhs euhv err seuhl doohn / ( Thomas the Rhymer ), c1220 97?, Scottish poet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Erceldoune, Thomas Of Learmont — (fl. ?1220 ?1297)    Also known as Thomas the Rhymer, he is credited with The Ballad of Thomas the Rhymer and the metrical romance Tristrem and the Hunters (which Sir Walter Scott included in his Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border in 1802). Thomas …   British and Irish poets

  • Erceldoune, Thomas — (Thomas the Rhymer) (ca. 1220–1297)    Thomas of Erceldoune, sometimes called Thomas Rhymer (that is, MINSTREL), was a Scottish poet of the late 13th century who attained a reputation as a seer or prophet in the centuries after his death.… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Thomas the Rhymer — Not to be confused with Thomas Rymer, a 17th century English historian. Thomas Learmont (c. 1220 [ [ SID= iPin=EML0198 SingleRecord=True Facts On File Online Databases ] ] – c. 1298; [… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas The Rhymer — ▪ Scottish poet also called  Thomas Learmont , or  Thomas Of Erceldoune  flourished 1220–97       Scottish poet and prophet who was likely the author of the metrical romance Sir Tristrem, a version of the widely diffused Tristan legend. The… …   Universalium

  • Erceldoune — /err seuhl doohn /, n. Thomas of. See Thomas of Erceldoune. * * * …   Universalium

  • Erceldoune — Er•cel•doune [[t]ˈɜr səlˌdun[/t]] n. big Thomas of Thomas of Erceldoune …   From formal English to slang

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