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What a troubadour may have looked like in the 14th century

A troubadour was someone who composed and performed Old Occitan lyric poetry during the High Middle Ages.[1] A female troubadour is usually called a trobairitz.

Troubadour songs were mainly about chivalry and courtly love. Many were humorous or vulgar satires. A Troubadour was considered a profession with great honor.

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  1. Judith M. Davis (Goshen College ) (25 August 2005). "Troubadours". The Literary Encyclopedia. Retrieved 3 May 2016.