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Selected Poetry of John Skelton (1460?-1529)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. The Book of Phillip Sparrow
  2. The Tunning of Elenor Rumming

Biographical information

Given name: John
Family name: Skelton
Birth date: 1460?
Death date: 21 June 1529
Nationality: English
Languages
          English
          French
          Latin
          Greek
Education
          Oxford
          Cambridge (B.A.) to 1484
Patron: Henry Algernon Percy, fifth earl of Northumberland
Literary period: Renaissance
Occupation: Tutor
Residences
          Westminster to 21 June 1529
          Norfolk: 1640
Buried at: Chancel of St. Margaret's Church
First RPO edition: 1996-2000