Life:

 

c.1368

born ?in Hockliffe, Beds.

1387

entered Privy Seal Office, Westminster, as a clerk;
lived at the Keeper's hospicium of Chester's Inn in the Strand.

till 1392

underclerk to Guy de Rouclif

till 1399

7 d a day

1394

corrody at Hayling Priory

1399

10 annuity of Henry IV

1409

13.6s.8d annuity, marriage

till 1415

quasi-official writer on political occasions

8 July 1415
to 1 Nov 1416

mental disorder

before
8 May 1426

died at the age of 58


Work:

 

1402

Letter of Cupid

1405

La Male Regle de T. Hoccleve

1411

Regiment of Princes

till 1415

various shorter poems, such as
Balades to Sir Henry Somner, or to King Henry V, etc.

1415

Remonstrance against Sir John Oldcastle

1421-22

The Series:

 

- Complaint of Hoccleve

 

- Dialogue with a Friend

 

- Tale of Jereslaus' Wife

 

- Learn to Die

 

- Tale of Jonathas

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