The Trip goes on after an unexpected summer detour. This episode we celebrate the underdog blockbuster of the season, Mad Max: Fury Road, with a medieval story of vehicular deception during the Second Baron’s War.
This episode’s texts:
- The Melrose Chronicle. In The Church Historians of England. Vol. IV, Part I. Ed. and trans. Joseph Stevenson. London: Seeley’s, 1856. [Available at Google Books.]
- “Sitteth alle stille ant herkneth to me [or, A Song of Lewes]” at TEAMS Middle English Text Series.
- Brown, Mark. “Magna Carta Story Illuminated By Discovery of Medieval Poem.” The Guardian.
- Doyle, Charles Clay. “Rhyming Sobriquets: ‘Tricky Dick’ and Richard the ‘Trichard.'” Western Folklore 32.4 (Oct. 1973): 280-281.
Image: BL Add MS 42130 (The Luttrell Psalter) f. 162r