Lydgate could refer to:
*Lydgate, Greater Manchester in the parish of Saddleworth, England
*Dr. Tertius Lydgate, a character in George Eliot's "Middlemarch",
*John Lydgate, an English monk and poet

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  • LYDGATE (J.) — LYDGATE JOHN (1370 env. env. 1450) De l’œuvre très volumineuse de ce moine bénédictin, cent quarante cinq mille vers ont été conservés. Ses poèmes vont de vastes narrations, comme Le Livre de Troie (The Troy Book ) et La Chute des princes (The… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lydgate — (spr. liddgĕt), John, engl. Dichter, geb. um 1370 in Lydgate bei Newmarket, gest. um 1450 in Bury St. Edmunds, studierte in Oxford und Cambridge, wurde mit 16 Jahren Benediktiner in der Abtei Bury und hatte hier zeitlebens seine Heimat, obwohl er …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lydgate —   [ lɪdgeɪt], John, englischer Dichter, * Lidgate (County Suffolk) um 1370, ✝ Kloster Bury Saint Edmunds um 1450; Benediktinermönch; dichtete und übersetzte im Auftrag des Königs und anderer Gönner. Er sah sich als Schüler Chaucers, den er in den …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lydgate — [lid′gāt, lid′git] John 1370? 1450?; Eng. poet …   English World dictionary

  • Lydgate — John Lydgate John Lydgate (* um 1370 in Lidgate, Suffolk; † um 1451) war ein englischer Mönch und Dichter. Im Alter von fünfzehn Jahren wurde er im Benediktinerkonvent zu Bury St. Edmunds aufgenommen und eignete sich dort sowie vermutlich an den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lydgate, John — • Writer, born at Lydgate, Suffolk, about 1370; d. probably about 1450. He entered the Benedictine abbey at Bury when fifteen and may have been educated earlier at the school of the Benedictine monks there and have been afterwards at the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lydgate, Greater Manchester — Lydgate is one of the Saddleworth villages in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, in Greater Manchester, England …   Wikipedia

  • Lydgate, John — (ca. 1370–ca. 1449)    John Lydgate was a Benedictine monk from Bury Saint Edmunds who wrote more poetry than any other known medieval English poet.He was much praised by his contemporaries and by writers in the years immediately following his… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Lydgate, John — ▪ English writer born c. 1370, Lidgate, Suffolk, Eng. died c. 1450, Bury St. Edmunds?  English poet, known principally for long moralistic and devotional works.       In his Testament Lydgate says that while still a boy he became a novice in the… …   Universalium

  • Lydgate — biographical name John circa 1370 circa 1450 English poet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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