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V, 3580–3) The Troy story is not only a useful encomium of chivalric behaviour, it is genealogical information, its sacred letter is Henry’s personal heritage. The Troy Book is a status symbol in the narrowest sense, as the past is used to corroborate the present. indd 37 08/02/2011 16:07 38 medieval literature 1300–1500 digression, the padding Lydgate puts on the bones of Guido’s story, further illuminates the special social function of the book. Lydgate is partisanly pro-Trojan, because of the genealogical importance of the story, moralising selectively.

Troilus and Criseyde debates the view that true love does not change just because the circumstances of the lovers change. Troilus as the hero grows into his role as vehicle for Boethian musings, facing the problem of maintaining moral firmness in a changing world, remaining faithful to Criseyde once she has gone to the Greek camp and transferred her affections on to Diomede. Through maintaining truth in earthly love, he moves towards the God he cannot know, but before he can learn that God is the only fitting and reliable object for his love, Troilus has to be constructed as the ideal lover.

He prays to Christ for Henry: So that his name may be magnified Here in this lyf up to the steres clere, And afterward above the ninth sphere, Whan he is ded, for to han a place. (V, 3580–3) The Troy story is not only a useful encomium of chivalric behaviour, it is genealogical information, its sacred letter is Henry’s personal heritage. The Troy Book is a status symbol in the narrowest sense, as the past is used to corroborate the present. indd 37 08/02/2011 16:07 38 medieval literature 1300–1500 digression, the padding Lydgate puts on the bones of Guido’s story, further illuminates the special social function of the book.

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