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Dates: 1390 - 1390 (Dates are approximate. This is the date Langland, William died. ) 

Although it cannot be proven, it is generally supposed that William Langland is the author of Piers Plowman. What little we know about the author comes primarily from this text. He had clerical training, but did not enter the priesthood. He died around 1390.

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Resources: Digital Scriptorium