or Occleve biographical name Thomas 1368(or 1369)-circa 1450 English poet

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  • Hoccleve —   [ hɔkliːv], Thomas, englischer Dichter, Occleve, Thomas …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hoccleve — /hok leev/, n. Thomas, 1370 1450, English poet. Also, Occleve. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hoccleve — /hok leev/, n. Thomas, 1370 1450, English poet. Also, Occleve …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoccleve, Thomas — (Occleve) (ca. 1368–ca. 1426)    A poet and disciple of CHAUCER, Thomas Hoccleve is best known as the author of the Regement of Princes (ca. 1409–12), a book of advice for Prince Hal, the future King Henry V of England. Recently, critics have… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Hoccleve, Thomas — ▪ English poet Hoccleve also spelled  Occleve   born 1368/69, London died c. 1450?, Southwick, Eng.  English poet, contemporary and imitator of Chaucer, whose work has little literary merit but much value as social history.       What little is… …   Universalium

  • Hoccleve, or Occleve, Thomas — (1368? 1450?)    Poet, probably b. in London, where he appears to have spent most of his life, living in Chester s Inn in the Strand. Originally intended for the Church, he received an appointment in the Privy Seal Office, which he retained until …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Hoccleve,Thomas — Hoc·cleve (hŏkʹlēv ) or Oc·cleve (ŏkʹ ), Thomas. 1369? 1450?. English poet known for his detailed descriptions of life in medieval London. * * * …   Universalium

  • HOCCLEVE or OCCLEVE, THOMAS —    an early English poet; had an appointment in the Exchequer Office in Henry V. s time; his chief work is the Government of Princes, but his poems have more linguistic than poetic interest; has left us an interesting portrait of his contemporary …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thomas Hoccleve — Hoccleve (right) presenting his work The Regement of Princes (1411) to Henry, Prince of Wales (later Henry V of England), from Arundel MS. 38 Thomas Hoccleve or Occleve (c. 1368–1426) was an English poet and clerk. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Occleve, Thomas (Hoccleve) — (?1370 ?1450)    Next to John Lydgate (see entry), he is the most significant English poet of the 15th century (both of them knew Chaucer). Little is known of his life, but for many years he was a clerk of the privy seal office in London. From… …   British and Irish poets

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