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