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Capgrave, John,

1393–1464, English author and Augustinian friar. One of the most learned men of his day, he was a distinguished theologian, philosopher, and historian. His writings, many of which have been lost, include a chronicle of England up to 1417 and the Latin works De illustribus Henricis [on illustrious men named Henry] and Nova legenda Angliae [new legends of England], a rewriting of a collection of lives of English saints by a monk of Tynemouth.
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Fortunately, perhaps, there is no mention of the obsessive corrector John Capgrave.
4) John Capgrave too, writing in the 1460s, has numerous examples.
This is the strategy employed by John Capgrave and John Rous, (30) as well as the unknown author of An English Chronicle, who states that after the Archbishop's head had been 'smyte off':
To the links of A with Bokenham at Clare and Lydgate at Bury St Edmunds can be added, albeit more tenuously, John Capgrave at King's Lynn.
Specially notable here is the author's use of John Capgrave, an Augustinian friar whose unpublished commentary on the Acts of the Apostles is shown to express a moderately conciliar position - all the more interesting because the work was presented to William Gray, the humanist bishop of Ely, whose collection became a fundamental constituent of the Balliol College library in Oxford.
From Author to Audience: John Capgrave and Medieval Publication.
A similar mark, (trilobes rather than dots) used by John Capgrave has been discussed as a "triquetra-mark" in Peter Lucas, From Author to Audience: John Capgrave and Medieval Publication (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1997), 33-35, 48-68.
The book, a collection of devotional works, also contains John Capgrave, The solace of pilgrimes.
his scattered pieces on John Capgrave, written over a period of close on