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Ulrich von Lichtenstein

(o͝ol`rĭkh fən lĭkh`tənshtīn), c.1200–1275, German minnesingerminnesinger
, a medieval German knight, poet, and singer of Minne, or courtly love. Originally imitators of Provençal troubadours, minnesingers developed their own style in the 13th and 14th cent.
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. His chief work, Frauendienst [service of his lady] (1255), is a record in verse of a long and convention-bound courtship. His dialogue Frauenbuch (1257) laments the decay of chivalric courtship.
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The majority of the chapters are devoted to single authors (Heinrich von Veldeke, Hartmann von Aue, Gottfried von Strassburg, Wolfram von Eschenbach, Ulrich von Zatzikhoven, Walther von der Vogelweide, Der Stricker, Rudolf von Ems, Ulrich von Liechtenstein, Konrad von Wurzburg, Wernher der Gartner).
And so Sir Ulrich von Liechtenstein of Gelderland is born.