Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 23 October 2020

Gower, Johnlocked

(d. 1408)
  • Douglas Gray


Gower, John (d. 1408), poet, may have been born in the 1330s or 1340s. Although the date of his death can be fixed, and his tomb still survives in Southwark Cathedral (formerly the priory of St Mary Overie), that of his birth is unknown. In a letter to ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
British Library, London
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)