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Blind Hary active 1470-1492

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Works: 129 works in 485 publications in 5 languages and 5,987 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Other
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Most widely held works by Blind Hary
Early Scottish poetry: Thomas the Rhymer, John Barbour, Androw of Wyntoun, Henry the minstrel by George Eyre-Todd( Book )

18 editions published between 1891 and 1997 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and acts of the most famous and valiant champion, Sir William Wallace, Knight of Ellerslie ... : with a preface containing a short sum of the history of that time by Blind Hary( Book )

84 editions published between 1611 and 2010 in English and Scots and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[24], 353 p. In verse. Contains: The printer to the reader, p. [1]-[20]. First [16] pages of text, the first book, supplied in ms. Numerous errors in pagination. Imperfect: stained and tightly bound with some loss of text. "... written in Latine by Master John Blair, Chaplain to Wallace, and turned into Scots meeter by one called Blind Hary, in the days of King James the fourth ..."--p. [4]. Reproduction of original in the National Library of Scotland. (DLPS) B04023.0001.001. (vid) 175281. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html
The actis and deidis of the illustere and vailðeand campioun Schir William Wallace, Knicht of Ellerslie, by Henry the Minstrel, commonly known as blind Harry by Blind Hary( Book )

24 editions published between 1889 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actis and deidis of Schir William Wallace, 1570 by Blind Hary( Book )

16 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in 4 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wallace : selections by Blind Hary( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Scots and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary poem has been widely popular and influential ever since it was written in the fifteenth century, and its heroic account of the swordfighter Wallace was to symbolise the cause of liberty and independence to many other countries and cultures in the centuries to come
Blind Harry's Wallace by Blind Hary( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original story of the real braveheart, Sir William Wallace. Racy, blood on every page, violently anglophobic, grossly embellished, vulgar and disgusting, clumsy and stilted, a literary failure, a great epic." "Whatever the verdict on Blind Harry, this is the book which has done more than any other to frame the notion of Scotland's national identity. Despite its numerous 'historical inaccuracies', it remains the principal source for what we now know about the life of Wallace. The novel and film Braveheart were based on the 1722 Hamilton edition of this epic poem. Burns, Wordsworth, Byron and others were greatly influenced by this version 'wherein the old obsolete words are rendered more intelligible', which is said to be the book, next to the Bible, most commonly found in Scottish households in the eighteenth century. Burns even admits to having 'borrowed ... a couplet worthy of Homer' directly from Hamilton's version of Blind Harry to include in 'Scots wha hae'." "Elspeth King, in her introduction to this, the first accessible edition of Blind Harry in verse form since 1859, draws parallels between the situation in Scotland at the time of Wallace and that in Bosnia and Chechnya in the 1990s. Seven hundred years to the day after the Battle of Stirling Bridge, the 'Settled Will of the Scottish People' was expressed in the devolution referendum of 11 September 1997. She describes this as a landmark opportunity for mature reflection on how the nation has been shaped, and sees Blind Harry's Wallace as an essential and compelling text for this purpose. Book jacket."--Jacket
Wallace; or, The life and acts of Sir William Wallace, of Ellerslie by Blind Hary( Book )

19 editions published between 1820 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work offers a different translation of Henry the Minstrel's tale of Sir William Wallace, composed in the 1400s
The acts and deeds of the most famous and valiant champion, Sir William Wallace, knight of Ellerslie by Blind Hary( Book )

20 editions published between 1754 and 1758 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition of the life and heroick actions of the renoun'd Sir William Wallace, general and governour of Scotland. Wherein the old obsolete words are rendered more intelligible by Blind Hary( Book )

13 editions published between 1722 and 1772 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life surprising adventures and heroic actions of Sir William Wallace, general and governor of Scotland : a new edition. Wherein the old obsolete words are rendered more intelligible ; by Blind Hary( Book )

20 editions published between 1770 and 1774 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The metrical history of Sir William Wallace, knight of Ellerslie by Blind Hary( )

6 editions published in 1790 in English and Scots and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition of the life and heroic actions of the renown'd Sir William Wallace general and governour of Scotland by Blind Hary( Book )

7 editions published in 1786 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acts and deeds of the most famous and valiant campion, Sir William Wallace knight of Ellerslie, maintainer of the libertie of Scotland by Blind Hary( )

1 edition published in 1757 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Wallace : selections
Alternative Names
Blin Hary.

Blin Hary active 1470-1492

Blin Hary fl. 1470-1492

Blind Harry.

Blind Harry 1440?-1492?

Blind Harry active 1470-1492

Blind Harry ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Blind Harry fl. 1470-1492

Blind Harry Scottish author of the poem The Wallace

Blind Hary.

Blind Hary 1440?-1492?

Blind Hary active 1470-1492

Blind Hary fl. 1470-1492

Harry active 1470-1492 the Minstrel

Harry, Blind

Harry ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495 the Blind

Harry fl. 1470-1492 the Minstrel

Harry the Blind ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Harry, the Minstrel.

Harry, the Minstrel, active 1470-1492

Harry, the Minstrel, fl. 1470-1492

Hary 1440?-1492?

Hary active 1470-1492 the Minstrel

Hary, Blind, active 1470-1492

Hary ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495 the Minstrel

Hary fl. 1470-1492 the Minstrel

Hary, the Minstrel.

Hary, the Minstrel, active 1470-1492

Hary the Minstrel ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Hary, the Minstrel, fl. 1470-1492

Henri ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495 l'Aveugle

Henri ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495 le Ménestrel

Henri ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495 l'Ecossais

Henri l'Aveugle 1440?-1492?

Henri l'Aveugle ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Henri le Ménestrel 1440?-1492?

Henri le Ménestrel ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Henri l'Ecossais ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Henricus, active 1470-1492

Henricus ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495 Caecus

Henricus ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495 Scotus

Henricus Caecus ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Henricus Scotus ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Henry ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495 the Minstrel

Henry fl. 1470-1492 the Minstrel

Henry the Minstrel 1440?-1492?

Henry, the Minstrel, active 1470-1492

Henry the Minstrel ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

Henry, the Minstrel, fl. 1470-1492

Minstrel, Harry the ca. ca. 1440 - ca. 1495

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