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Sir John Clanvowe

(c. 1341—1391) courtier and poet


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(d. 1391),

one of the Lollard Knights, and the author of the pacifist and puritanical work The Two Ways. He was a friend of Chaucer, and he may also have been the author of The Cuckoo and the Nightingale or The Boke of Cupide, an elegant debate‐poem in 290 lines which Wordsworth translated.

Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).


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