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Jehan Froissart

Jehan Froissart (?1337- ?1404). Poet and chronicler from Valenciennes in the county of Hainault. Author of four Books of Chroniques, of an Arthurian romance (Meliador), and of a considerable body of lyric and crypto-autobiographical and dream poetry inspired in part by the Roman de la Rose and the works of Guillaume de Machaut.


Bibliographic References:

Peter Ainsworth, ‘Jean Froissart’ in Encyclopaedia of the Medieval Chronicle (Amsterdam: Brill, 2010); Michael Jones, 'Froissart', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). See also the entry by Michael Jones for the DNB, and the introductory essay by Peter Ainsworth for the Online Froissart.


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