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  • 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...