1460 - Born in Armathwaite, Cumberland.
1484 - He certainly studied at Cambridge, and he is probably the "one Scheklton" mentioned by William Cole as taking his M.A. degree.
1493 - Skelton received the same honour at Cambridge, and also, it is said, at Leuven.
1498 - He was successively ordained sub-deacon, deacon and priest.
1500 - He wrote for his pupil a lost Speculum principis, and Erasmus, in dedicating an ode to the prince.
1502 - He seems to have been imprisoned but no reason is known for his disgrace. (It has been said that he offended Wolsey).
1529 - Died on the 21st of June.
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