Ercildoun, Thomas of, or Thomas the Rhymer
- (fl. 1220-1297)A minstrel to whom is ascribed Sir Tristrem, a rhyme or story for recitation. He had a reputation for prophecy, and is reported to have foretold the death of Alexander III., and various other events.
Short biographical dictionary of English literature . John W. Cousin. 2011.
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