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John Gower
Birth: unknown
Death: 1408

Poet. Served as Poet Laureate to Kings Richard II and Henry IV. Called the 'first English poet' (because at that time most wrote in French or Latin). His works were known to Shakespeare and he appears in one of his plays. In his monument his head rests on his three famous books, Vox Clamantis (Latin), Speculum meditantis (French) and Confessio Amantis (English). 
 
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Southwark Cathedral
Southwark
London Borough of Southwark
Greater London, England
 
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Record added: Jun 08, 1999
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