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 . . 2011.

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  • Thomas the Rhymer — Not to be confused with Thomas Rymer, a 17th century English historian. Thomas Learmont (c. 1220 [ [http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54 SID= iPin=EML0198 SingleRecord=True Facts On File Online Databases ] ] – c. 1298; [… …   Wikipedia

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