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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry


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A collection of ballads, sonnets, historical songs, and metrical romances by T. Percy (1765). The majority of them were extracted from the Percy Folio and edited and ‘restored’ by Percy. They were of very different periods, some of great antiquity, some as recent as the reign of Charles I.

Subjects: Literature.


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Thomas Percy (1729—1811) writer and Church of Ireland bishop of Dromore


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