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The King"s Quair A Poem by James The First King of Scots

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry / Single Author / British & Irish,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Poetry,
  • Novelty

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8507385M
ISBN 101425492436
ISBN 109781425492434

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The Kingis Quair, (c. ; “The King’s Book”), love-dream allegory written in Early Scots and attributed to James I of Scotland. It marks the beginning of the golden age of Scottish mes called the first “Scottish Chaucerian” poem, it reflects and acknowledges Geoffrey Chaucer’s influence.. The story parallels the life of James I, who was captured and imprisoned. King James I and his famous book The Kings Quair. Octo Search for: Literary Ocean > Author > King James I and his famous book The Kings Quair.   The King's Quair: A Poem [King of Scots, James The First] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The King's Quair: A Poem5/5(1). the kingis quair & the quare of jelusy - association copy Book Description As well as a lengthy Introduction to the texts, their authenticity, language & background the corrected version of the 2 texts is printed in full along with notes & a glossary.

The Kingis Quair (the "King's Book") survives in a single manuscript from the end of the fifteenth century, Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Arch. Selden. B, on folios rr. The manuscript is a collection of minor poetic works by Geoffrey Chaucer and other poets of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, some of them, like The Kingis Quair, unique to the manuscript. 1 Although this sole. Heirefter followis the quair maid be King James of Scotland the first callit the kingis quair and maid quhan his majestee wes in Ingland; 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95 Cantus Publishers of The Atholl & Breadalbane Quair and The Crieff & Comrie Quair Tel: Copy date for the January edition is Friday 11th December at noon Magazines are due to be distributed the week commencing Monday 4th January The Kingis Quair: Together with a Ballad of Good Counsel: Part 6 - Ebook written by James I (King of Scotland). Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Kingis Quair: Together with a Ballad of Good Counsel: Part 6.

The Kingis Quair ("The King's Book") [1] [2] is a fifteenth-century poem attributed to James I of is semi-autobiographical in nature, describing the King's capture by the English in on his way to France and his subsequent imprisonment by Henry IV . James I’s The Kingis Quair is a hidden gem of medieval poetry, written in by a Scottish king held prisoner in England from the age of eleven until almost thirty years old. The poem narrates his capture and imprisonment, and how he fell in love one beautiful . 1st ed. Sold by Hacon and Ricketts, London and by John Lane, New York. Printed in black and red in the 'King's Fount', designed by Charles Rickett ( – ), book designer and typographer from to with the Vale Press. The King’s Quair is a 15th century semi-autobiographical poem attributed to James I of Scotland, describing how he was captured and imprisoned in by Henry. The Kingis Quair (c) is the poem attributed to James, written in an elegant, gentle Scots, surviving in a manuscript collection from the end of the s, in the Bodleian Library in Oxford. “Quair” simply means “Book” but also suggests “Choir”, a collection of voices raised in harmony.