This work abounds in quotations from Lydgate
, William Hayley
, and others. It cites the Roman historian Tacitus
in confirmation that the chivalric system was originally Germanic.
O’Brien, Karen. Women and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge University Press, 2009.
, this time as the author of the Life of Petrarch, published The Literary History of the Troubadours, based on a work by Sainte-Palaye
—the book offers a collection of lives that...
, as the Translator of the Life of Petrarch, published Memoirs of Ancient Chivalry, again basing her work on Sainte-Palaye
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
57 (1784): 161
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
's preface discusses Sainte-Palaye
and influences (of date and climate) on the troubadours. It defines Chivalry as War, love, and religion,
Sainte-Palaye, Jean-Baptiste de La Curne de. The Literary History of the Troubadours. Dobson, SusannahTranslator , Wilson, 1779.