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Thomas Hoccleve

Author: J A Burrow
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, UK : Variorum ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Ashgate Pub. Co., ©1994.
Series: Authors of the Middle Ages, 4.; Authors of the Middle Ages., English writers of the Late Middle Ages.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Hoccleve (d.1426) served four kings as a clerk of the Privy Seal. His poetry, partly written under Chaucer's influence, includes the Regiment of Princes on the nature of kingship and some delightful occasional pieces. This documentary life is based on several years' study and offers a fresh interpretation of the poet; few Middle English writers can be so fully understood in the context within which they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burrow, J. A. (John Anthony)
Thomas Hoccleve.
Aldershot, Hants, UK : Variorum ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Ashgate Pub. Co., c1994
(OCoLC)622615637
Named Person: Thomas Hoccleve; Thomas Occleve; Thomas Hoccleve
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Burrow
ISBN: 0860784193 9780860784197
OCLC Number: 30624917
Description: iv, 60 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The years to 1387 --
Work and life at the Privy Seal --
The years 1387 to 1399 --
The years 1399 to 1409 --
The years 1409 to 1422 --
The last years, 1422-1426 --
Table of dates.
Series Title: Authors of the Middle Ages, 4.; Authors of the Middle Ages., English writers of the Late Middle Ages.
Responsibility: J.A. Burrow.

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Part of a series describing authors of the Middle Ages, this concise reference details this poet's life and works, including his time spent as a clerk at the Privy Seal office.  Read more...

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