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Canterbury Tales. “The Workers of the Medieval Times”. Presenting… . The Lawyer The Merchant The Tradesman. The Lawyer “The Man of Law”. “He rode but badly in a medley coat, Belted in a silken sash, with little bars, But of his dress no more particulars.”. “A Sergeant of the Law”. Wary

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canterbury tales

Canterbury Tales

“The Workers of the Medieval Times”

  • The Lawyer
  • The Merchant
  • The Tradesman
the lawyer the man of law
The Lawyer“The Man of Law”

“He rode but badly in a medley coat,Belted in a silken sash, with little bars,But of his dress no more particulars.”

a sergeant of the law
“A Sergeant of the Law”
  • Wary
  • Wise
  • Full of rich and excellence
the all knowing
The All Knowing

“All was fee simple to him, in effect,Wherefore his claims could never be suspect”



the truth
The Truth

“Nowhere a man so busy of his class,And yet he seemed much busier than he was.”


Self Centered







the tradesmen1
The Tradesmen

“They were so trim and fresh their gear would pass for new.”

“Their wisdom would have justified a plan, to make each one of them an alderman”


“Their knives were not tricked out with brass but wrought with the purest silver, which avouches a like display on girdles and on pouches.”

“They had the Capital and Revenue”

“Besides the wives declared it was their due. They ought to be called madam and going to church being seen like a queen”

the merchant
The Merchant!
  • “Upon his head a Flandrish beaver hat”
  • “There was a merchant with forked beard, and girt In motley gown, and high on horse he sat"
the merchant1
The Merchant

“His boots were fastened rather elegantly”.


“His spoke his notions out right pompously,”

“Stressing the times when he had won, not lost.”

the merchant2
The Merchant!

“There was no one could say he was in debt”

“So well he governed all his trade affairsWith bargains and with borrowings and with shares”


“Indeed, he was a worthy man withal,But, sooth to say, his name I can't recall”

morality in the middle a ges
Morality in the Middle Ages
  • Fake
  • Deceiving
  • Skilled in their profession
  • flimflam
brought to you by
Brought To You By….

Scott Boches

Shane Lydon

Nick Chrostowski

In memory of Vince Woohoo. We’ll miss you. <3