- Thomas,1370–1450, English poet.
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Lydgate and Hoccleve are the two principal successors of Chaucer.A Literary History of the English People
Jean Jules Jusserand
We find a well-known medieval poet called indifferently Occleve and Hoccleve.The Romance of Names</p>
A decline in the technique of the five-foot verse begins with Lydgate and Hoccleve.A History of English Versification
He retained the Hoccleve passage (p. 6); his point about Wartons basis of selection is effective.
Beyond all doubt, Hoccleve copied the forms of Chaucer's lost virelays.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)