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A collection of songs and ballads. The first is descriptive song of a warrior who escapes the field of battle to take refuge in a cottage and dreams of his lover’s embrace. The second ballad reminisces of the joys of young love’s passion, while in…

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A knight has a long affair with a cottage maiden, who he loves, but he must break it off with her when he becomes betrothed to the king’s daughter. She receives the news well and wishes him well, although she appears sad for herself. When he rides to…

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A tale of romance between the daughter of a Baron and a knight from feuding houses. When the lady is promised to another, she sends her page to the knight, the Child of Elle, who comes to rescue her in the night. When the daughter is discovered…

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A collection of several short songs and ballads mostly on the theme of sailing, including: a song about a boy who is so handsome, dairy maids drop milk pitchers when they see him and then count it a blessing when he kisses them; a song where a young…

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A tragic tale of the love between a miller’s daughter and a trumpeter for the local lord. When her father finds out of the love between them, he forbids them to marry, although the lord gives his approval. While the trumpeter is away, the miller’s…
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