Fitzwarine, family, landowners
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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9786
Scope and Contents A poem in four cantos, with title page, preface, prologue, notes and appendix. The poem, a story of Fulke Fitzwarine, appears to be loosely based on a thirteenth-century romance 'Fouke le Fitzwarin', as printed in excerpt and described as 'an old Englisch boke yn ryme of the Gestes of Guarine and his sunnes' in Leland's 'Collectanea'. The Fitzwarine family story had been treated in verse earlier in the nineteenth century in 'Fitz-Gwarine, A Ballad of the Welsh Border' (1812) by John F. M....
Dates: 1865 (conjectured; the preface in the printed edition is dated December 1865)
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