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Lydgate, John 1370?-1451?

Overview
Works: 919 works in 2,811 publications in 7 languages and 34,126 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  History  Bibliography  Romances  Legends  Sources  Spurious and doubtful works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator, Editor, Composer
Classifications: PR1119, 821.2
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Lydgate's Fall of Princes by John Lydgate( Book )

50 editions published between 1923 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydgate's Siege of Thebes by John Lydgate( Book )

51 editions published between 1900 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assembly of gods: or, The accord of reason and sensuality in the fear of death by John Lydgate( Book )

69 editions published between 1505 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bruce; or, The book of the most excellent and noble prince, Robert de Broyss, king of Scots: by John Barbour( Book )

37 editions published between 1870 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents another translation of Master John Barbour's famous work on Robert the Bruce from 1375
Poems by John Lydgate( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lydgate's importance for the history of English literature is assured by his contribution to the literary culture of the fifteenth century. He maintained a Chaucerian ideal of style, applying poetic form to current events and diffusing literary and historical knowledge by means of his verse compilations. He was not so much a creator as a preserver, combining the functions of author, scribe and librarian
Lydgate's Temple of glas by John Lydgate( Book )

48 editions published between 1891 and 1997 in English and English, Middle and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydgate's Troy book. A.D. 1412-20 by John Lydgate( Book )

56 editions published between 1906 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydgate's minor poems. The two nightingale poems. (A.D. 1446.) by John Lydgate( Book )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and English, Middle and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reson and sensuallyte by John Lydgate( Book )

41 editions published between 1901 and 1992 in English and English, Middle and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dance of death( Book )

26 editions published between 1931 and 2000 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilgrimage of the life of man by Guillaume( Book )

49 editions published between 1899 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical edition of John Lydgate's Life of Our Lady by John Lydgate( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lay folks mass book; or, The manner of hearing mass, with rubrics and devotions for the people, in four texts, and office in English according to the use of York, from manuscripts of the Xth to the XVth century by Catholic Church( Book )

19 editions published between 1879 and 2008 in English and English, Middle and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation into English verse, probably from a French original, attributed by the editor to the Dan Jeremy who was Canon of Rouen and Archdeacon of Cleveland (York)
Lydgate and Burgh's Secrees of old philisoffres; a version of the "Secreta secretorum." by John Lydgate( Book )

41 editions published between 1894 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The temple of glass by John Lydgate( Book )

51 editions published between 1477 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Albon and Saint Amphibalus by John Lydgate( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and English, Middle and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Court of Sapience( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historical collections of a citizen of London in the fifteenth century by James Gairdner( Book )

15 editions published between 1876 and 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Saint Alban and Saint Amphibal by John Lydgate( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Dutch and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fates of illustrious men by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

26 editions published between 1494 and 1981 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partial leaf from a mid-15th century copy of Laurent de Premerfait's second translation of Boccaccio's De casibus virorum illustrium, from the chapter on Theseus (10.1-17), beginning with the rubric Le Xe chappitre contient le cas de Theseus, roy dathenes, Et commence ou latin Athene. Written in lettre bâtarde by a single hand in France, possibly Paris, in 2 columns, bottom of the leaf missing, 48 lines extant out of approximately 60, frame-ruled in lead. Decorated on the recto with an unfinished (outlines and touches of color) 26-line miniature depicting the suicide of Phaedra in the larger upper section and Theseus in exile in Cyprus in the smaller lower section; a border of flowers, acanthus leaves, and gold ivy leaves above the left column and an unfinished (gold leaves only) border on the left side of the left column; and a 5-line initial in pink on gold ground
 
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Alternative Names
Ioannes Lydgate

Joannes 1370-1449 Lidgate

Joannes Lidgate 1370-1449

Johannes 1370-1449 Lydgate

Johannes Lydgate 1370-1449

John 1370-1449 Lydgate

John Lydgate 1370-1449

John Lydgate bénédictin, poète

John Lydgate britisk poet

John Lydgate Brits dichter (1370-1450)

John Lydgate brittisk poet

John Lydgate englischer Mönch und Dichter

Lidgate, Iohn, 1370?-1451?

Lidgate, John.

Lidgate, John 1370-1449

Lidgate John 1370?-1450?

Lidgate, John 1370?-1451?

Lidgate, John c. 1370-c. 1451

Lindgate, John 1370-1449

Ludgate, John 1370-1449

Lydgate, .. 1370-1449

Lydgate, Dan John 1370-1449

Lydgate, Dan John ca 1370-ca 1451

Lydgate, Daniel J. 1370-1449

Lydgate, Daniel John ca 1370-ca 1451

Monk of Bery, 1370?-1451?

Monk of Bury, 1370?-1451?

Monke of Burie, 1370?-1451?

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The assembly of gods: or, The accord of reason and sensuality in the fear of deathLydgate's Troy book. A.D. 1412-20Lydgate's minor poems. The two nightingale poems. (A.D. 1446.)The Lay folks mass book; or, The manner of hearing mass, with rubrics and devotions for the people, in four texts, and office in English according to the use of York, from manuscripts of the Xth to the XVth centuryLydgate and Burgh's Secrees of old philisoffres; a version of the "Secreta secretorum."The temple of glassThe historical collections of a citizen of London in the fifteenth century