This is a prose translation of the lais or poems attributed to Marie de France Little is known of her but she was probably the Abbess of the abbey at Shaftesbury in the late 12th century, illegitimate daughter of Geoffrey Plantagenet and hence the half sister of Henry II of England It was to a king, and probably Henry II, that she dedicated these poems of adventure and love which were retellings of stories which she had heard from Breton minstrels She is regarded as the most talented French poet of the medieval period. Best Read Books The Lais of Marie de France author Marie de France – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
Marie de France Mary of France , around 1135 1200 was a poet evidently born in France and living in England during the late 12th century Virtually nothing is known of her early life, though she wrote a form of continental French citation needed that was copied by Anglo Norman scribes Therefore, most of the manuscripts of her work bear Anglo Norman traits She also translated some Latin literature and produced an influential version of Aesop s Fables.
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