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the best known French poet of the late Middle Ages.. and - probably- also a member of a wandering gang of thieves...
It is Villon, in the French: Je connais tout fors que moi-mesme.
I know everything except myself is certainly a good translation of the Villon line, which appears on more than one page of his work. John Xavier, M.A. (French) .
I want to know if it's francois villon who has the poem: 'I know everything except myself'
WRITTEN FOR HIS MOTHER Dame du ciel, regents terrienne, Emperiere des infemaux palus.... Lady of Heaven and earth, and therewithal Crowned Empress of the nether clefts of Hell,—I, thy poor Christian, on thy name do call,