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Lydgate, John

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪdɡeɪt
 
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Definition of Lydgate, John in English:

( Circa 1370-circa 1450), English poet and monk. His copious output of verse, often in Chaucerian style, includes the poetical translations the Troy Book (1412–20) and The Fall of Princes (1431-8).

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