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" The Chief of Song shall begin the singing in the common hall. He shall be next but one to the patron of the family. He shall have a harp from the King, and a gold ring from the Queen, when his office is secured to him. The harp he shall never part with. "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 88
1824
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1787
...but in a low voice, that the court might not be dirturbed in the hall. At his appointment he received a harp from the king, and a gold ring from the queen. On three great feftivals in the year, he received and wore the garments of the ilevi-ard of the houfehold,...
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The history of Wales

rev. William Warrington - Wales - 1788 - 620 pages
...but in a low voice, that the court might not be difturbed in the hall. At his appointment he received a harp from the king, and a gold ring from the queen. On three great feftivals in the year, he received and wore the garments of the fteward of the houfehold...
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Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards:: Preserved, by Tradition ...

Edward Jones - Bards and bardism - 1794 - 183 pages
...Walli c*> PP-3S- 37- , " The eighth officer of the houfehold is the Family Bard, whp fliotild have his Harp from the king, and a gold ring from the queen, when initiated into his office; the Harp he is not to part with; neither by fale or gift, as long as ,he...
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The East Anglian. To which is appended The history of Suffolk by T. Harral ...

...common hall. His land shall be free, and he shall have a home in attendance, from the King." — " He shall have a harp from the King, and a gold ring from the Queen, when his ollice is secured to him. The harp he shall never part with. — When the King has a desire for poetry,...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Bibliography - 1826
...the king. The chief of song shall begin the singing in the hall. He shall be next but one to the head of the family. He shall have a harp from the king,...of the oracular Merlin to the profligate Vortigern presents one instance of this presumption ; but Taliesin's imprecation on Maelgwyn Gwynedd, Prince...
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Transactions of the Cymmrodorion, Or, Metropolitan Cambrian ..., Volume 1

Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion (London, England) - Wales - 1822
...before the king and his army on the day of battle. Among the privileges of the Domestic Bard, he was to have a harp from the king, and a gold ring from the queen, and with the first of these be was never to part.—ED. TK. t Ynys Prydain, the ancient name of Britain,...
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Transactions of the Cymmrodorion, Or Metropolitan Cambrian Institution, Volume 1

Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion (London, England) - Wales - 1822
...battle ; he was entitled to a beast out of all spoil taken, and, when he entered his office, he was to have a harp from the king and a gold ring from the queen. See Leges Wallica, p. 36, and the CAMBRO-BRITON, vol. ii. p. 347.—ED. TR. t The words, in the original,...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 13

Books - 1826
...the king. The chief of song shall begin the singing in the hall. He shall be next but one to the head of the family. He shall have a harp from the king,...of the oracular Merlin to the profligate Vortigern presents one instance of this presumption ; but Taliesin's imprecation on Maelgwyn Gwynedd, Prince...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 13

Books - 1826
...the king. The chief of song shall begin the singing in the hall. He shall be next but one to the head of the family. He shall have a harp from the king,...of the oracular Merlin to the profligate Vortigern presents one instance of this presumption ; but Taliesin's imprecation on Maelgwyn Gwynedd, Prince...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 7

Theology - 1850
...sing, in a low tone, to the queen, if she desired it. On entering upon his office, he was to receive a harp from the king and a gold ring from the queen, which he was at all hazards to preserve. He was also to receive a steer for every hostile capture,...
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