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Karl Lindmaa XIB. Geoffrey Chaucer & The Canterbury Tales. Geoffrey Chaucer. 1343 – 1400 A wine merchant Married with Philippa One daughter Two sons 1359 – 100 - Years War Buried in Westminster Abbey. The Canterbury Tales. A collection of stories Influenced by “Decameron“

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geoffrey chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer
  • 1343 – 1400
  • A wine merchant
  • Married with Philippa
  • One daughter
  • Two sons
  • 1359 – 100 - Years War
  • Buried in Westminster Abbey
the canterbury tales
The Canterbury Tales
  • A collection of stories
  • Influenced by “Decameron“
  • 30 pilgrimagers
  • The Tabard Inn
  • An elegant dinner by other pilgrimagers
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Knight – love and honor
  • Monk – carpenters
  • Reeve – millers
  • Man of Law - constancy
  • Shipman – morale
  • Wife of Bath – marriages
  • Friar – summoners
  • Summoner – friars
  • Clerk – Griselda and her patience
  • Merchant - cheating
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Squire – supernatural events
  • Franklin – marriages
  • Physician – tragedy
  • Pardoner – morale
  • Prioress – martyrs
  • Chaucer – Melibee
  • Merry Monk – tragedy
  • Nun's Priest – animals and people
  • Canon's Yeoman – canon (his master)