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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 Siege of Thebes

    Manuscript

    Pilgrims travelled to holy places where saints’ relics were held as they believed that by touching the relics, usually b...

  • 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 N-town Plays

    Manuscript

    What is a mystery cycle? The N-town Plays are one of the four complete surviving English medieval mystery cycles – colle...

  • 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...

  • The York Plays

    Manuscript

    The York Plays compirse one of the four complete surviving medieval play cycles sometimes known as ‘mystery cycles’. The...