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True Thomas and the Queen of Elfiand

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An old romance in verse by Thomas the Rhymer.

True Thomas. Thomas the Rhymer was so called from his prophecies, the most noted of which was the prediction of the death of Alexander III. of Scotland, made to the Earl of March in the Castle of Dunbar the day before it occurred. It is recorded in the Scotichronʹicon of Fordun. (1430.) (See Rhymer.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Troy-Novant (London)
Troy-town
Troy Weight
Truce of God
Truces
Truchuela
True Blue
True-lovers Knot
True as Touch
True Thomas and the Queen of Elfiand
Truepenny
Trulli
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Trumpets (Feast of)
Trundle
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Trusts