A New Look at "The Complaint of Chaucer to His Purse."

Author / Editor
Scott, Florence R.

Title
A New Look at "The Complaint of Chaucer to His Purse."

Published
English Language Notes 2.2 (1964): 81-87.

Description
Describes the involvement of Thomas Chaucer and Thomas Swynford in matters related to the deposition and death of Richard II, suggesting that they help to account for the tone and perspective in Purse (especially the Envoy) and Henry's swift and positive response to Chaucer's request in the poem.

Chaucer Subjects
Chaucer's Complaint to His Purse
Chaucer's Life