Henry, The Minstrel

   see Blind Harry.

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  • Henry the Minstrel — (Blind Harry) (ca. 1440–ca. 1492)    Henry the Minstrel was a 15th century Scottish poet who, sometime between 1460 and 1480, wrote the famous historical poem Wallace. An epic in 12 books and nearly 12,000 lines of rhymed couplets,Wallace relates …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Henry The Minstrel — (?1470 ?1492)    Henry the Minstrel, or Blind Harry or Hary, a Scottish poet, was the author of the epic poem in 12 books The Life of Sir William Wallace around 1460; it was translated into modern English by William of Gilbertfield in 1722.… …   British and Irish poets

  • Henry the Minstrel —    Blind Harry …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Blind Harry or Henry the Minstrel — (fl. 1470 1492)    Is spoken of by John Major in his History of Scotland as a wandering minstrel, skilled in the composition of rhymes in the Scottish tongue, who fabricated a book about William Wallace, and gained his living by reciting it to… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

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  • Harry The Minstrel — ▪ Scottish writer also called  Henry The Minstrel , or  Blind Harry   flourished 1470–92       author of the Scottish historical romance The Acts and Deeds of the Illustrious and Valiant Champion Sir William Wallace, Knight of Elderslie, which is …   Universalium

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