The ballad of Sir Aldingar
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The ballad of Sir Aldingar its origin and analogues by Paul Christophersen

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Sir Aldingar (Ballad)

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LC ClassificationsPR2065.A14 C5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26892881M
LC Control Number52014076

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Christophersen, Paul. Ballad of Sir Aldingar. Oxford, Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. NOTES [ words]: The single most important book about this ballad is probably still Paul Christophersen, The Ballad of Sir Aldingar: Its Origin and Analogues, cited in the bibliography. It includes texts of the English-language versions, translations of the Scandinavian versions, source notes, and comparisons to sundry romances. Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (–).The Oxford Book of Ballads. 4. Sir Aldingar. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Ballad of Sir Aldingar: Its Origin and Analogues. Paul Christophersen. Clarendon Press, - Aldingar (Ballad). - pages. 0 Reviews.

59A: Sir Aldingar Percy MS., p. 68; Hales and Furnivall, I, 59A.1 OUR king he kept a ffalse steward, Men called him Sir Aldingar, 59A.2 He wold haue layen by our comely queene, Her deere worshipp to haue betraide; Our queene shee was a good woman, And euer more said him nay. 59A.3 Aldingar was offended in his mind, With her hee was neuer content, But he sought what. From The Oxford Book of Ballads by Kinsley. Child mentions Percy's Reliques () and Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border (). The spelling is as it appears in Kinsley. SOF. Title: Phantastes Chapter 4: Ballad of Sir Aldingar Created Date. —, ‘“Sir Aldingar” and the Date of English Ballads’, Saga-Book of the Viking Society, 13 (–53), 97– Fine, Elizabeth, ‘In Defense of Literary Dialect: A Response to Dennis R. Preston’, Journal of American Folklore, 96 (), – No, it's a slightly different Arthurian tale, and one that mainly focuses on the musically-inclined Sir Dinadin, who never wanted to be a knight anyway. Dinadin has always wanted to be a minstrel (especially since his older brother Tristam is a valiant knight), but his father knights him in a drunken stupor and sends him s:

> Folk Music > Songs > Sir Aldingar. Sir Aldingar [ Roud ; Child 59; Ballad Index C; trad.] The Oxford Book of Ballads. Chris Foster sang Sir Aldingar in on his CD noted in the album's booklet: I have always loved singing the big narrative songs of the British ballad tradition. Sir Aldingar is one of the so-called "Child" Ballads, & is no. 59 in his collection; you should be able to find it in a reasonable sized library. It starts: Our king he kept a false steward, Men called him Sir Aldingar. There's a Scottish version where the villain in Rodingham. [Scott's Minstrelsy of . A finely bound poetry collection, comprising of early ballad poetry from England and Scotland. Edited by Richard John a wonderful straight grained morocco binding. With poems such as 'King Arthur's Death', 'The Lass of Lochroyan', 'Sir Aldingar', 'Sir Patrick Spens' and 'Bonnie George Campbell'. Those caveats are wise: the 12th century version of 'Sir Aldingar' (postulated by Christopherson in 'The Ballad of Sir Aldingar, its Origins and Analogues') seems to be completely conjectural, although historical / mythical prose accounts on a similar theme do go back to that period.