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  • Confessio Amantis

    Manuscript

    The Confessio Amantis by John Gower was written between 1386 and 1390. Gower was a contemporary and friend of Geoffrey C...

  • John Lydgate, The Fall of Princes

    Manuscript

    Between 1431 and 1438, the Benedictine monk and poet John Lydgate (b. c. 1370, d. c. 1451) wrote The Fall of Princes, a...

  • John Lydgate, Troy Book and The Siege of Thebes

    Manuscript

    The legends of Troy and Thebes were favoured reading among the European nobility from the twelfth century onwards. Troy...

  • The Legend of Good Women

    Manuscript, Printed book

    The Legend of Good Women is one of Geoffrey Chaucer’s longer poems (the third longest, in fact). He wrote it after he wr...

  • The Parliament of Fowls

    Manuscript

    Ever wondered where the tradition of sending cards to your beloved on Valentine’s Day comes from? You might imagine that...