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Holy Maidenhood

Excerpt from "Holy Maidenhood".

"Holy Maidenhood" is a review by J.R.R. Tolkien of the E.E.T.S. edition of Hali Meidenhad: An Alliterative Prose Homily of the Thirteenth Century edited by F.J. Furnivall.

The review was published on 26 April 1923 in The Times Literary Supplement.[1][2]


  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 121
  2. "Times Literary Supplement. 1923", (accessed 28 March 2014)