Geoffrey Chaucer wrote several poems that were collected into books, including "Troilus and Criseyde," "Book of the Duchess," and "The Canterbury Tales." Some of his other poems we...
Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales, the poetic collection of stories widely regarded as the beginning of English literature. The stories, by turns bawdy, comical and pious, are told by a group of travelers entertaining themselves while making a...
Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London sometime around 1343, though the
precise date and location of his birth remain unknown. His father and grandfather
Although best known for his book The Canterbury Tales, English poet Geoffrey
Chaucer wrote many poems in his lifetime. Learn more on Biography.com.
2196 To dyen in his excellence and flour,
2197 Whan he is siker of his goode name,
2198 Thanne hath he doon his freend ne hym no shame.
207 They all loved me so well, by God above,
208 I never did set value on their love!
210 To get herself loved, when shes not, you s... More »
Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London sometime between 1340 and 1344 to
John Chaucer and Agnes Copton. John Chaucer was an affluent wine merchant
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Apr 24, 2015 ... Geoffrey Chaucer, (born c. 1342/43, London?, England—died October 25, 1400,
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