Widsith(redirected from Widsið)
Widsith(wĭd`sĭth), 7th-century Anglo-Saxon poem found in the Exeter BookExeter Book,
manuscript volume of Old English religious and secular poetry, of various dates of composition, compiled c.975 and given to Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (d. 1072). Bibliography
See edition by G. P. Krapp and E. V. K. Dobbie (1936).
..... Click the link for more information. . It is an account of the wanderings of a Germanic minstrel and of the legends he relates. The poem gives an excellent description of minstrel life in the Germanic heroic age.