Three Living, often found painted upon the sanctuary walls of medieval English churches. 4 Similarly, John Lydgate's Dance of Death, commissioned in 1426 by John Carpenter, City Clerk of London (c. 1370?-1441?), accompanied rich paintings along the wall of the
they are both based on John 20:1117. This play is written in double-quatrain octaves. 8 lake. Compare line 37.20. See note to 36.41. 912 Woman that stondyst here alone. . . and wherefore. In John 20:12 we are told that
sources. One "folk-tale non sequitur" Barron notes is that Horn gives no particular reason for hiding his true identity. And John Speirs sees misty connections to mythology in the symbol of Horn himself - to the Horn of Plenty and
and John, mentioned in Matthew 27:56. 221 Thi wyll be do. Raphaels response echoes the Lords Prayer (Pater Noster). 227 Thus seyd the apostyll Seynt John. The deliverance of Joseph of Arimathea is not mentioned in the Gospel of John;
hame? Thou goyst to thi neybores howse, be on and be one, And syttes ther janglynge with Jake an with John." Than sayd the goodwyffe, "Feyr mot yow faylle! I have mor to do, who so wyst alle; Whyn I
the court of Edward IV.26 Roos may have encountered John Lydgate towards the end of Lydgate's life,27 and he was a contemporary of poets such as Charles d'Orléans, George Ashby, John Metham, and Bene-dict (or Benet) Burgh.28 Later poems such
clear: Clifton is Little John (see line 105). 223 A "bearded" arrow carried longer feathers as flights and so could give more accuracy, though it required more power; it is appropriate for the giant archer Little John. Note that his
F. J., pp. 12-13. Dobson, R. J., and J. Taylor, pp. 255-56. Egan, Piers, the Younger. Robin Hood and Little John, or The Merry Men of Sherwood Forest. London: Forster and Hextall, 1840. Gray, Douglas. "The Robin Hood Poems." Poetica
"Abuses of the Age" verses, see When Rome Is Removed lines 5-9 and note to line 5; The Letter of John Ball (from Stow's Annales); Ball's Letter in the Addresses of the Commons from Henry of Knighton's Chronicon: lines 35-41.
and self-serving policies. This cryptic line also perhaps alludes to the Battle of Bannockburn (1314). It might, however, refer to John Comyn the Red, who defeated Edward I's forces at Roslin in 1301. Robert Bruce murdered the Red Comyn during
Scotland died in 1286 without leaving a male heir, which caused a crisis of succession in Scotland. Edward I defeated John Balliol in July 1296, annexed Scotland to England, and carried the Stone of Destiny from Scone to Westminster Abbey.
See John C. Hirsh, "Providential Concern in the Lay le Freine," Notes and Queries n.s. 16 (1969), 85-86. 4 John Boswell, The Kindness of Strangers (New York: Vintage, 1990), p. 322. 5 See also Chaucer's Man of Law's Tale, John
27879 (The Percy Folio). Pp. 448-55. Editions (arranged chronologically) Madden, Frederic. 1839. See Bibliography of Editions and Works Cited. Hales, John W., and Frederick J. Furnivall. 1868. See Bibliography of Editions and Works Cited. Go To The Carle of Carlisle
example, Hartman, Household and the Making of History, pp. 4857. The foundations of Hartmans arguments appear in two articles by John Hajnal: European Marriage Patterns in Perspective and Two Kinds of Preindustrial Household Formation System. 2 On the connections between
sins, but her weeping, both at the tomb and at her unexpected meeting with the resurrected Jesus, is reported in John 20:1115. In lines 3841ff. she asks if the gardener has borne Jesus away. 6263 Marie, of mournyng amende thy
coherence of Usk's notion of love and its relationship to his allegory; frequent comparisons to Dante's Commedia.] Donne, John.John Donne. Ed. John Carey. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Dove, Mary. The Perfect Age of Man's Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University
asks John Gower and the enigmatic "philosophical Strode" to correct his TC (5.1856-58). JOHN LYDGATE, SAINT AUSTIN AT COMPTON: TEXTUAL NOTES Abbreviations: H = British Library, MS Harley 2255, fols. 24r-32v [base text]; M = Minor Poems of John Lydgate,
forward, Sir John Clanvowe is the most likely author of the poem. See V. J. Scattergood, "The Authorship of The Boke of Cupide." Scattergood also includes a brief discussion in his introduction to The Works of Sir John Clanvowe, pp.
35-39. 7 For discussion of John Shirley's biography, see A. I. Doyle, ``More Light on John Shirley,'' Medium Aevum, 30 (1961), 93-101. For speculation on Shirley's role in the fifteenth-century book trade, see Walter Schirmer, John Lydgate: A Study in
Mesure is Tresour Lydgate, The Legend of St. George JOHN LYDGATE, THE LEGEND OF ST. GEORGE: EXPLANATORY NOTES ABBREVIATIONS: CT: Chaucer, Canterbury Tales; MED: Middle English Dictionary; MP: Minor Poems of John Lydgate, ed. MacCracken. Shirley describes The Legend of