John Lydgate

(1370 - 1450 / Lidgate, Suffolk)

Poems of John Lydgate

1. That now is hay some-tyme was grase 4/16/2010
2. The Floure of Curtesye 5/25/2012
3. The London Lackpenny 4/16/2010
4. The Testament of John Lydgate 1/1/2004
5. Vox ultima Crucis 1/4/2003

The London Lackpenny

To London once my steps I bent,
Where truth in no wise should be faint;
To Westminster-ward I forthwith went,
To a man of Law to make complaint.
I said, 'For Mary's love, that holy saint,
Pity the poor that would proceed!'
But for lack of money, I could not speed.

And, as I thrust the press among,

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