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1200 ; the earliest noted with music were " Mirie it is while sumer ilast , " from about 1225 , and the famous “ Sumer ... Thus the early Middle English period showed English literature being transformed by influences from the Continent ...
some of the earliest poems were metrical genealogy . As time went on the necessity for compendiums of information grew , and these were again often in metrical form . They were especially numerous toward the end of the early period .
The literature of Icevan Maerlant was writing his Merlijns boeck ( “ Merlin's land provides not only the most detailed descriptions Book ” ) and Historie van Troyen in the 1260s , chivalry available of the life - style of early Germanic ...
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