John Skelton, also known as John Shelton (c. 1460 – 21 June 1529), possibly born in Diss, Norfolk, was an English poet.
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... In the fifteenth century, John Kay, a versifier, described himself as Edward IV's "humble poet laureate" ... Hamilton describes Chaucer, Gower, Kay, Andrew Bernard, John Skelton, Robert Whittington, Richard Edwards and Samuel Daniel as "volunteer Laureates" ... John Skelton studied at the University of Oxford in the early 1480s and was advanced to the degree of "poet laureate" in 1488, when he joined the court of King Henry VII to tutor the future ...
... John Skelton's lineage is difficult to prove ... He was probably related to Sir John Shelton and his children, who also came from Norfolk ... Sir John's daughter, Mary Shelton, was a mistress of Henry VIII's during the reign of her cousin, Anne Boleyn ...
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Who is there, who?”
—John Skelton (1460?1529)
“To John I owed great obligation;
But John, unhappily, thought fit
To publish it to all the nation:
Sure John and I are more than quit.”
—Matthew Prior (16641721)