Matthews, William. “Thomas Hoccleve.” In A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500, edited by Albert E. Hartung, pp. 746-56. Hamden, Conn.: Archon, 1972.
Briefly outlines Hoccleve's life and achievements and gives descriptions (including sources) and a brief summary of each of Hoccleve's works.
Bennett, Henry S. “Thomas Hoccleve.” In Six Medieval Men and Women, pp. 69-99. New York: Atheneum, 1972.
Offers Hoccleve's biography as one example of the medieval writer's life, emphasizing Hoccleve's work in the Privy Seal office and its influence on his...
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