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date: 26 February 2021

Langland, Williamlocked

(c. 1325–c. 1390)
  • George Kane


Langland, William (c. 1325–c. 1390), poet, is known from only three sources. These are a Latin memorandum of about 1400 on the last leaf of an unfinished copy of his poem The Vision of Piers Plowman made about the same time (TCD, MS D.4.1 (212)), a cluster of sixteenth-century ascriptions by the antiquary ...

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