Little is known about Thomas Learmonth of Ercildoune, vassal and esquire
of the Earl of Dunbar, poet and prophesier known as 'Thomas the Rhymer'.
During the reign of the Scottish King Alexander III, a time when the
sword ruled over all and the treachery of the powerful earls had never
been greater, True Thomas became renowned for his extraordinary gift of
prophecy - a gift which has echoed through the centuries.
In this enthralling tale, Scottish historical novelist Nigel Tanter
brings him and the wild and rugged times in which he lived to vivid and