Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry; Nach Der Ersten Ausg. Von 1765 Mit Den Varianten Der Spateren Original Ausgaben Hrsg. Und Mit Einleitung Und Registern Versehen Von M.M.A. Schroer

Percy's Reliques of Ancient English Poetry; Nach Der Ersten Ausg. Von 1765 Mit Den Varianten Der Spateren Original Ausgaben Hrsg. Und Mit Einleitung Und Registern Versehen Von M.M.A. Schroer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... "his beard smugly shaven." See above, p. XXXIV. (u. T. 16.) 5 It must however be observed, that notwithstanding this (dafiir b: such) clerical appearance of the Minstrels, and though they might be sometimes countenanced by such of the clergy as were of more relaxed morals, their sportive talents rendered them generally obnoxious to the more ri 10 gid Ecclesiastics, and to such of the religious orders aswere of more severe discipline; whose writings commonly abound with heavy complaints of the great encouragement shewn (e: o) to these (b: those) men by the princes and nobles, and who can seldom afford them a better name than is that of Scurrce, Famelici (5: Temelici), Nebulones, &c., of which innumerable instances may be seen in Du Cange. It was even an established order in some of the monasteries, that no Minstrel should ever be suffered to enter their (e; the) gates. (Dasu Fussnote in b: t Yet in St. Mary's church 20 at Beverley, one of the columns hath this inscription: "Thys Pillar made the Mynstrylls;" having its capital decorated with figures of 5 men in short coats; one of whom holds an instrument resembling a Lute. See Sir J. Hawkins, Hist. ii. 298.) (Das Folgende Us Z. 39 erst in b: ) We have however innu 25 merable particulars of the good cheer and great rewards given to the Minstrels in many of the Convents, which are collected by T. Warton (i. 91. &c.) and others. But one instance, quoted from Wood's Hist. Antiq. Univ. Ox. i. 67. (Sub. An. 1224) deserves particular mention. Two itinerant 30 priests, on a supposition of their being Mimi or Minstrels, gained admittance. But the Cellarer, sacrist, and others of the brethren, who had hoped to have been entertained with their diverting arts, &c. when they...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236558114