John the Reeve – Medieval Reading Group, January Meeting

Summer volume of the Breviary of Renaud; Marguerite de Bar, Metz ca. 1302-1305 Verdun, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 107, fol. 99v
Summer volume of the Breviary of Renaud; Marguerite de Bar, Metz ca. 1302-1305 Verdun, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 107, fol. 99v.

This month’s reading will be the comic fifteenth-century King and Commoner bourde John the Reeve, taken from Ten Bourdes, ed. Melissa Furrow (Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2013), and/or Bishop Percy’s Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances, Vol. II, eds. John W. Hales & Frederick J. Furnivall (London: N. Trübner, 1868).

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