Valentine and Orson
Romance which has been attached to the Carolingian cycle.- Valentine and Orson
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Type of prose and verse narrative that was popular in the noble courts of High Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
While he never eliminates the mother-in-law, many romances such as Valentine and Orson have later variants that change from the mother-in-law to the courtier, whereas a more recent version never goes back.
2) Valentine and Orson, with Anthony Munday, July 1598. Not printed.
American artist and illustrator.
She won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Special Award for Valentine and Orson in 1990.
Legendary automaton in the early modern period whose ownership was ascribed to late medieval scholars, such as Roger Bacon, who had developed a reputation as wizards.
A brazen head also appears in the surviving accounts of the Carolingian Valentine and Nameless, where it reveals the pair's royal origin in a necromancer's lair in Clarimond Castle; despite the age of the base story, however, the earliest surviving copies date to the 15th century.
Character—a Saracen paladin, sometimes depicted as a giant—in texts dealing with the Matter of France, including the Historia Caroli Magni, and Italian romantic epics, such as Orlando innamorato by Matteo Maria Boiardo and Orlando furioso by Ludovico Ariosto.
Ferragus is also the name of a completely different Saracen giant from Portugal in the medieval romance Valentine and Orson.
British comic playwright and librettist active in the Victorian era.
At the Gaiety, he produced fourteen pieces between 1872 and 1884, among them the pantomimes Ali Baba (1872), Don Giovanni in Venice (1873), The Forty Thieves, (written with F. C. Burnand, H. J. Byron and W. S. Gilbert) (1878) and another version of the same story, with music by Meyer Lutz in 1880; and the burlesques Aladdin, (1881); Little Robin Hood, (1882); and Valentine and Orson, (1882).
Enchanted forest is a forest under, or containing, enchantments.
In Valentine and Orson, the Queen is sent into exile and so forced to give birth in the woods; one child, taken by a bear, turns to a wild man of the woods, who later aids Valentine, his long-lost brother.
Masculine given name, feminine given name, and a surname, derived from the Roman family name Valentinus, which was derived from the Latin word valens, which means "strong and healthy."
Valentine, in the medieval romance Valentine and Orson
English actor and dramatist.
He was the instructor of Joseph Grimaldi, with whom he starred in a production of Valentine and Orson in 1806, Farley playing the former role.
English soubrette of the Victorian theatre.
In pantomime she was "a very dashing and prepossessing Princess Eglantine" in a version of Valentine and Orson for the 1867 Christmas season, and she successfully took a travesti (male) role in Boucicault's The Flying Scud at the Holborn Theatre, playing Lord Woodbie, followed by another trousers role, the valet Max, in Gilbert's burlesque, The Merry Zingara, a parody of The Bohemian Girl.