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Nine Worthies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: The nine worthies: nine famous personages of ancient Jewish and Classical and medieval Christian history and legend: Joshua, David, and Judas Maccabaeus; Hector, Alexander and Julius Caesar; and King Arthur, Charlemagne and Godfrey of Bouillon

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

f. 343r
f. 343r

Verse in English entitled 'de novem nobilibus', 1510

Identifier: MS 186/f. 343r

'De novem nobilibus', is a verse on the 'Nine Worthies', written in English. The Nine Worthies are characters from history, scripture and legend who, together, personified medieval chivalry.

The first line of the text, on f. 343r, reads Hectour of troy thou hard feichtyngis. The poem ends on the same folio, with till hym toward.

Dates: 1510