In a special episode Meaghan & Elo read two medieval poems to get into the spirit of Christmas: "I Syng of a Mayden" (c. 1400), which is considered one of the first Christmas carols; and "Dream of the Rood" preserved in the Vercelli Book.

 

Enjoy and Happy Holidays!

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Episode icon is late fifteenth-century illuminated miniature by Jean Bourdichon, V&A miniature (E.949-2003) of the Nativity from the Book of Hours of Louis XII, commissioned to celebrate his accession to the throne in 1499.

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