Master Nicholas and ‘The Owl and the Nightingale’

Extract from Possum People: Brief lives of some of the prominent people who have had connections with Portesham by Jack Elwin, 2010. IN THE 12TH OR 13TH CENTURY Portesham was mentioned in a poem called The Owl and the Nightingale, probably written by a certain ‘Master Nicholas’. It survives in two copies, one in the … Continue reading Master Nicholas and ‘The Owl and the Nightingale’