Medieval English chivalric romance, one of the rare ones for which there is neither a known nor a conjectured French original, like Sir Eglamour of Artois.- Amadas
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Type of prose and verse narrative that was popular in the noble courts of High Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
In reality, a number of "non-cyclical" romances were written without any such connection; these include such romances as King Horn, Robert the Devil, Ipomadon, Emaré, Havelok the Dane,Roswall and Lillian, Le Bone Florence of Rome, and Amadas.
Medieval English verse chivalric romance written in tail-rhyme stanzas in the late fourteenth or early fifteenth century.
The figure of the Spendthrift Knight shows probable influence of the romance Amadas.
Both a motif and a group of related folktales present in many cultures throughout the world.
The chivalric romance Amadas has the title knight pay his last coins for such a burial.
1045-line Middle English romance or Breton lay written by Thomas Chestre dating from the late 14th century.
A knight who, through his own generosity, falls into debt and poverty, and consequent misery, is depicted in at least two other late medieval Middle English works, Sir Amadace, and Sir Cleges.
Family of stanzaic verse forms used in poetry in French and especially English during and since the Middle Ages, and probably derived from models in medieval Latin versification.
A non-exhaustive list of examples includes The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle and part of Beves of Hamtoun in six-line tail rhyme stanzas; one version of the Middle English Octavian, in what would go on to be called the "Burns stanza"; Sir Amadace, Sir Gowther Sir Isumbras, The King of Tars and one version of Ipomadon in twelve-line tail rhyme stanzas; and Sir Degrevant and, as noted above, Sir Perceval of Galles in sixteen-line stanzas.
Anonymous Middle English romance in 16-line tail-rhyme stanzas telling of the adventures of its four heroes in and around Carlisle and Inglewood Forest.
This manuscript, probably indited around the middle of the 15th century in Lancashire, also contains two other romances, The Awntyrs off Arthure and Sir Amadace.