Wynnere and Wastour

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An alliterative dream‐poem of about 500 lines in a North‐West Midland dialect, based on events of 1352–3 and thought to have been written shortly after that, discussing the economic problems of the day. In its concerns and methods, the poem has often been compared to, and said to be an influence on, Piers Plowman.

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