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Two monks (one of them Lydgate) kneeling in front of Edmund. Manuscript illumination, c1450-60

John Lydgate: Additional Resources

Lydgate Sites
The Canon of John Lydgate Project - Stephen R. Reimer

Lydgate Biographies
Biography - Catholic Encyclopedia

Lydgate Images
Manuscript Images from Life of Our Lady, Siege of Thebes,
       and The Fall of Princes - Rylands Library, U. Manchester
Pages from The Complaint of the Black Knight - National Library of Scotland
Images from the UVictoria MS of Fall of Princes - UVictoria
MS images from Fall of Princes and Life of Our Lady - Glasgow University Library
Boccaccio writing, from Fall of Princes - Leaves of Gold
Woodcut from Lydgate's Falls of Princes, Pynson, 1494
Woodcut "Dance of Macabre" from Fall of Princes - Gode Cookery
Manuscript Image of Lydgate's Troy Book - V & A Museum
Goddess Fortuna from Troy Book - Folger Shakespeare Library
Slaying of Patroclus MS image from Troy Book - University of Manchester
Engraving of The Ship Religion from The Pilgrimage of Man
Woodcut of Christ and the Cross from Lydgate's Testament, 1513?
Engraved "portrait" of Lydgate - Virtual Museum, Canada

Bibliography - Stephen R. Reimer

The English Chaucerians: Lydgate - George Saintsbury

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