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Geoffrey Chaucer

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Geoffrey Chaucer was an author during the 1300s. He wrote many books, but he will always be best known for "The Canterbury Tales."

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He was a steward . He was also very good with money, and smarter then the smartest people. Hope it helps. :)
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There is no actual description of the Manciple in 'The Canterbury Tales.' What is described is that he is more intelligent than the lawyers he helps.
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They never ended up getting to Canterbury because Chaucer died before he finished the book.
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He was born in 1343 and died in 1400.
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Chaucer died in a bar room brawl under suspicious circumstances. He was stabbed above the left eye. Some believe he may have been a spy for the Privy Council. I believe he was twenty six when he died. in 2008   in 2008 Answer We do not know how or when Chaucer died. He disappears from view …
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i think it's London, but I'm not sure.
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Over 500 works are recorded to his name. Some may have been influenced by other documents written by other authors but he wrote over 500Geoffery chaucer was the person who wrote the Canterbury tales.. =) Im not that good at English
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chaucer was a English writer that wrote Cantebury Tales Well, on his second birthday he was two years old, but then on his seventh birthday he turned seven years old. Please be more specific with your question so we can help you with a proper answer.
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No one knows. See quote from Wikipedia article: Soon after the overthrow of his patron Richard II in 1399, Chaucer vanished from the historical record. He is believed to have died of unknown causes on 25 October 1400 but there is no firm evidence for this date, as it comes from the engraving on his…
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He was a poet that lived before Shakesphere and the most famous of his works is "The Canterbury Tails"1. His Nickname is 'Father of English Literature'. 2. He lived for 50 to 60 years - quite a long life in those days.3. He was intelligent, loyal and hard-working.4. His wife was called Philippa de …
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24 of Geoffrey Chaucer's pilgrims went to Canterbury
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Canterbury Tales is an English literary classic. There are many theories as to why the Canterbury Tales were written. Among these is the idea that he wanted people to get some insight into British society.
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His extensive use of English vernacular from his time that used in his stories, particularly in The Canterbury Tales.
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Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400) lived in My penis all his life although he did travel for periods on my girlfriends vagina and made a baby.
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he lived in a place called drouin by him self in hilton hotel
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Geoffrey Chaucer was buried at Westminster Abbey in London. His burial section is called the http://www.answers.com/topic/poets-corner. Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy and Rudyard Kipling are among the other writers who were also buried in the Poet's Corner.
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Follow the related link to see various images of Geoffrey Chaucer.
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Geoffrey Chaucer wanted to create an anthology of stories. Using a backdrop of a pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint Thomas of Beckett, allowed Chaucer to include a variety of people who would not have otherwise come in contact with each other. As a member of the King's household, Chaucer got a chance…
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Middle English
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yes, 17 brothers and sisters
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Geoffrey Chaucer was a Fourteenth century English poet who wrote beautiful verses including the famous Canterbury Tales, Troilus And Crisseyde, etc. At a time when the English language and literature had not elevated and refined enough for an English Renaissance, his poems became in itself a new var…
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Geoffrey Chaucer was born in 1343 and he died in 1400 - meaning he died at 57 years old.
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He is a poet who wrote between 1387-1400.
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When Geoffrey Chaucer died, he was 47. But the accurate date of his birth remains unknown.
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geoffrey chaucer married philippa roet and had 2 kids
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he died in grass and got burried in the ground
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northampton
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He was a page in the household of Prince Lionel.
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Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a brilliant book called "The Canterbury Tales". "The Tales" are about lots of different people going on a pilgrimage.
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It is unknown what primary and secondary schools he attended. We only know that he studied Law in London, England in one of the so-called Inns of Court, namely the "Inner Temple".
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in his childhood he probably went to st Paul's school and they learnt arithmetic and Latin - sometimes the teachers made the pupils only speak Latin at 16 he was the third son to the king Edward 2nd ,countess of ulster. Made a page in court of Elizabeth and wife of the duke of Clarence
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Yes, he probably did have a sister named Katherine, not to be confused with Chaucer's sister-in-law Katherine Swynford née (de) Roet , the elder sister of his wife Philippa de Roet. See p. 125 of Peter Ackroyd's biography about Chaucer, which cites an original source from 1419 concerning a Kent Vis…
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in a town .... in a cemetery
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Around 1343. He died on the 25th October 1400.
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He was a poet who helped legitimize vernacular languages.
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There are several theories about Geoffrey Chaucer's motivation to write the Canterbury Tales. One theory is that he wanted to create a discussion of social class through his story. Another theory is that he wanted to obtain immortality through greatness. Compiling 120 separate tales into one story w…
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it is unknown about what school he went to.
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Geoffrey Chaucer was born in 1342 in London, England. He had 3 brothers and his wife's name was Agnes. His father was kidnapped. Geoffrey had many jobs such as a member of parliament. He wrote the Canterbury Tales. Chaucer Technology School is named after him.
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Chaucer is considered the father of the English language. The writer of Canterbury Tales, he is considered the leading poet of the middle ages. His birth date is unknown, somewhere around 1343.
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Geoffrey Chaucer started writing books in the year 1987. Errr no he didn't! You must be thinking of a different Chaucer! He was born in the 14th century and died in the 15th century.
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he served in the army aswell as being a poet
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Thomas and Lewis, and he may have had a daughter called Elizabeth, but this is not certain. There are records of an Elizabeth Chausier entering a convent in 1377- whether she was a child of Chaucer it is not known.
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The Inner Temple of London.
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Westminster Abbey, poets corner, along with Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy
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Parallel lines never intersect/cross.
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Geoffrey Chaucer's wife is called Philippa Chaucer.
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He helped to get the messages out because of his good literary skills. He also had a big penis .
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1) lawyer
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He was the ancient author who wrote Canterbury Tales.
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Geoffrey Chaucer lived from 1343 to 1400, during the Late Middle Ages. He is noteworthy as the father of English literature.Little information exists about education of Geoffrey Chaucer. He was the son of a London wine merchant, who was a man of means. Sons of wealthy London merchants could receive …
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bob mary and george
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No one knows for sure, there is speculation that he was murdered by enemies of Richard II or even on the orders of his successor Henry IV, but the case is entirely circumstantial.
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well none actually knows because he worked all around most parts of England and France
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A fake Patence of Nobility he created for Sir Orrek.
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The Canterbury Tales.
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He had a dad called John Chaucer but no mums name.
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Geoffrey Chaucer was a famous novelist from Europe.
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phillippa roet
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I do. Who wants to know?
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Possibly three or four.
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Canterbury Tales
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yes the hundred years war
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Nope but they did find his works a little opinionated
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There were 29 pilgrims and 30 if you include Chaucer, the reporter/ Narrator.
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Geoffrey Chaucer was married. He was married to Phillipa Roet.
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geoffrey was known as a well known Aufer because he had a popular book called " The Canterbury tale ".
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Kegan Paul first published Geoffrey Chaucer.
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Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales represents one of the earliest written tales.
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His "hallmarks" include dramatic flair and insight into human character.
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Geoffrey Chaucer (1343 - 1400) Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)
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The Canterbury Tales.
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My Name is Mokes Redfox
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he was a realistic writer.
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Well he survived the plage
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The Canterbury tales are from Medieval Europe, Chaucer himself English most if his tales are based in England
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Geoffrey Chaucer lived from 1343 to 1400 CE. He was an English poet and is considered the Father of English literature.
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"A Knight's Tale" (2001) starring Heath Ledger features Paul Bettany as Geoffrey Chaucer, a gambling-addicted wit and sage counsellor who tries to keep the good knight safe, while dreaming of the stories he will one day write to immortalize the people and experiences he has witnessed while travellin…
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Chaucer wrote in English, and Dante wrote in Italian, although both were working with older versions than we have now. Chaucer was writing in what they call "Middle English," which is often hard for modern speakers to understand. Dante's Divine Comedy was written in the Tuscan dialect, which was sig…
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Geoffrey Chaucer's father was John Chaucer, a wealthy wine merchant and deputy to the King's butler. His mother was Agnes Copton. It took me so long to find out this answer.................................xxxx
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Caxton was one of the first people to introduce the printing press to England, sometime in the early to mid 15th Century. After time spent as a printer and a publisher in Europe, Caxton moved to Westminster, where the first book he is known to have printed was Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. And there's…
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Chaucer's use of rhyming created a musical effect, which was said to be based on French and Italian works. The rhyming created a gentle, melodic sound, which complemented the word being spoken.
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Some scholars explain Chaucer's ability like this: Chaucer himself worked in a variety of professions that brought him into contact with a wide range of people.
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Chaucer belonged to classical era but he was a modern to the dredge. His thoughts are modern and his way of writing paves path for modern writer. His explicit figures are painted with such mastery of art that it seems that they are lively before us. He has delineated all his powers in transcribing d…
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john gower,john wyclif,iwlliam langland,john lydgate,thomas occleve,thomas malory, thomas more,thomas elyot,william skeleton,john lyly, robert greene,thomas lodge,thomas nashe,nicholas udall.
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d. the virtues of the plowman as well as the buffoonishness and criminality of the millerI just literally took the test and got that question wrong so they showed me the correct one
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Chaucer's first major work, The Book of the Duchess, was an elegy for Blanche of Lancaster (who died in 1369). It is possible that this work was commissioned by her husband John of Gaunt, as he granted Chaucer a £10 annuity on 13 June 1374. This would seem to place the writing of The Book of the D…
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The most famous work of Chaucer is 'The Canterbury Tales'.
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Geoffrey Chaucer is the poet who wrote " Canterbury Tales" in which people are taking a pilgrimage to thomas Beckett's shrine.
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yes he does he has 2 one named after his mother agnes chaucer and one called elizabeth chaucer (chaucy)
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