The Bonny Earl of Murray: The Man, the Murder, the Ballad

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University of Illinois Press, 1997 - 182 sider
The murder of the popular Earle of Moray in 1592 near Edinburgh was the stuff of which legends are made. This inviting volume explores that legend, relates details of the Huntly-Moray (Catholic-Protestant) feud, and traces the ballad of the slain ''Bonny Earl'' through its four centuries of growth and change.''A romp! A fine book that will be ......

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This book began, as the author says, as "lecture notes that got out of hand"--originally notes intended to provide historical context for presenting the famous ballad about the death of the earl of ... Les hele vurderingen

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1 Background
3
2 The Road to Donibristle
11
3 The Road To Strathbogie
47
THE BALLAD
75
4 The Murray Ballads
77
5 Through Time and Space
109
Speculations
155
Epilogue
163
Bibliography
165
Index
177
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