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Hardyknute is traditionally attributed to Lady Elizabeth Wardlaw, who produced it for the public inclaiming she had found it in shreds destined for recycling as "the bottoms of clues" (basically, the starting spools for balls of yarn).
Its authenticity as ancient heroic poetry was quickly questioned. Today it is generally accepted as Wardlaw's own composition, possibly based on her. Elizabeth, Lady Wardlaw (). Hardyknute book. William Stanley Braithwaite, ed. The Book of Georgian Verse.
Other articles where Hardyknute is discussed: ballad: Literary ballads: Lady Wardlaw’s “Hardyknute” (), perhaps the earliest literary attempt at a folk ballad, was dishonestly passed off as a genuine product of tradition.
After the publication of Thomas Percy’s ballad compilation Reliques of Ancient English Poetry inballad imitation enjoyed a considerable vogue, which. hardyknute a fragment of an antient scots poem by elizabeth wardlaw at - the best online ebook storage.
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Hardyknute was originally thought to be an ancient ballad, discovered on scraps of paper "wrapped round the bottoms of clues." According to Bertrand Harris Bronson, it was, in fact, the composition of Lady Wardlaw (in ).* The Scots Musical Museum speculates that while several stanzas are hers, many stanzas are from a much older ballad.
Hardyknute: a Scottish fragment. See Percy's Antient ballads, vol. 2 p. Edit. Hardyknute book. Modern spelling is substituted for the ancient by Elizabeth Wardlaw () 10 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.
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Elizabeth, Lady Wardlaw (–) was a Scottish poet and the reputed author of the ballad Hardyknute. Biography. Elizabeth was born on 15 Aprilthe second daughter of Sir Charles Halket, baronet, of Pitfirran, Fife, and his wife Janet, daughter of Sir Patrick Murray. In she married Sir Henry Wardlaw, 4th Baronet, of Pitreavie.
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