- RHYMER, THOMAS THE
- or TRUE THOMASThomas of Ercildoune, or Earlston, a Berwickshire notability of the 13th century, famous for his rhyming prophecies, who was said, in return for his prophetic gift, to have sold himself to the fairies.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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