Richard Coer de Lyon: Introduction

RICHARD COER DE LYON, INTRODUCTION: FOOTNOTES

1 Hamel provides an expansive view of what constitutes a Middle English crusading poem: “Siege of Jerusalem,” pp. 177–79. For a more narrow set of criteria applied to French texts, see Trotter, Medieval French Literature, pp. 13–20.

2 In addition to Hamel and Trotter, noted above, see White’s discussion of the conventions of crusading literature: “Saracens and Crusaders.” Indicative of the la