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Geoffrey Chaucer

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


he wrote about the wife of bath, miller, knight, clerk and the preist there the only ones i know :)
  == It was Chaucer's father who influenced him. ==
He apparently had two sons and two daughters. Their names were Thomas Chaucer, Lewis Chaucer, Elizabeth Chaucer (Chaucy) and Agnes Chaucer.As a result of the limited available evidence, any information with regard to Chaucer's descendants is not fully clear. We guess that he and his wife Philippa...
  He uses many in several of his works. Courtly Love, Romance, Patience, Social Class, Sin, Corruption of the Church, Christianity, and Decadence are just a few.
chaucer is a great modren poet ,because his poetry still apeals to the modren reader
he lived 57 years which was very long in those times
no he was blinded in 1340
yes, 17 brothers and sisters
geoffrey chaucer was a shoe maker, he didnt beleive in what talents his son had, so he left his son to "ruin his life" that is what he said about his son, not very loving is it?
There are over 500 works in his name.
Nature built the most musical mind in ancient England in Geoffrey Chaucer.
Father of English Literature
The General Prologue, is the first part of the Canterbury Tales by  Geoffrey Chaucer. Placing his description of the Miller after that  of the Plowman, Chaucer accentuates the virtues of the Plowman and  criminality of the Miller.
Chaucer spoke English, but it was Middle English, quite different from Modern English.
his dad was a wine merchant
Chaucer describes the Cleric as a knowledgeable young student who would do anything to gain more knowledge. Chaucer seems to like this young man's thirst for information and his disregard for getting a job and buying nice things. "Whatever money from his friends he took, he spent on learning or...
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...
Geoffrey Chaucer was born in 1343 and he died in 1400 - meaning he died at 57 years old.
In 1393, Chaucer was awarded 10 pounds by the King for services to  the crown. This is the closest thing to a modern award that Cahucer  ever received.
marriage institutions are different types of marriage
----    == He is a poet who wrote between 1387-1400. ==  
The plea Chaucer makes to his readers concerning his own report about the pilgrimage is that they do not think his report is bad because the tales might have been crude.
When Geoffrey Chaucer died, he was 47. But the accurate date of his birth remains unknown.
to become a writer was his goal in his life. duh
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English actor, poet, theatre owner and playwright who wrote numerous poems but is most famous for his plays, some of which, such as Hamlet, are counted as the greatest plays ever written. Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400) was an English civil servant who also wrote...
They were as Russian as David Beckham, Prince William and red telephone boxes. In short, they were English.
Times we different back then. "Hostage" does not mean what it means  today, and they were treated very well. I believe he actually held  some high ranking official position in French Court. I am not sure  why this does not get more attention, or even taught.
Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales in the late 14th century.
geoffrey chaucer married philippa roet and had 2 kids
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By eating a packet of raisans and he changed the name and then he changed everythings name and named skinto , mentos :) , i llied...
The Middle Ages. He was born in 1343 and died on 25 October 1400.
His birth date is unknown. He was, however, born sometime around 1343.
To improve your ability to write complete sentences. For example: "Why do we read Geoffrey Chaucer?"
no my homies he was the sibling of 5 slime babies
To emphasize how secretive and stealthy the Merchant is due to all  the illegal trades he has done.
The first moral lesson is not to act recklessly The second is never tell a man that his wife is sleeping with another man because he will hate you for it. The third is to always think before you speak The forth is that once you've said something you cannot take it back and you must accept the...
Her name was Agnes Copton, but since she was married to John Chaucer her name, of course, turned on into Agnes Copton Chaucer.
1. Geoffrey Chaucer was an author, poet, philosopher, courtier, and diplomat.
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The dilemma of fate verses free will, of predetermined destiny bestowed by a higher power, the invocation of a higher power, tragedy, the consequences of actions, who do we blame for the misfortunes that happen, do we create our own tragedies. Pick one.
He is best known for writing 'The Canterbury Tales'
Most of the pilgrims are still around- miller, cook, reeve (sheriff) Lawyer, wife, clerk, merchant, physician, nin, priest.
he died in grass and got burried in the ground
Chaucer worked for McDonalds as a Bell Boy, he tolled the bell to warn the beer guzzlers "Gentlemen time"biloo_5
Geoffrey Chaucer (1343? - October 25, 1400) was influenced by twogreat Italian authors whose lifetimes overlapped with his: Giovanni Boccaccio (1313? - July 19, 1374) and Francesco Petrarca (July 20, 1304 - July 19,1374). He additionally was influenced by a great Italian authorwhose post-humous...
He was a page in the household of Prince Lionel.
Geoffrey Chaucer, not Jeffery Chaucer was the father of English literature. Geoffrey Chaucer was born in the year 1343 and passed away on October 25, 1400.
Geoffrey Chaucer was: . A writer . A philosopher . An alchemist . An astronomer He is known as "the father of English Literature". His most famous literature is probably The Canterbury Tales .
he was buried in westminster abbey in london
One of Geoffrey Chaucer's most famous book is the Canterbury Tales. It is a group of stories that historians suggest were put together somewhere in the late 1380's, or perhaps in the early 1390's. Chaucer wrote in the style of his day in what is called "middle English" and thus has been translated...
Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a brilliant book called "The Canterbury Tales". "The Tales" are about lots of different people going on a pilgrimage.
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".
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...
  == By 1366 he had married Philippa Roet, who was probably the sister of John of Gaunt's third wife; she was a lady-in-waiting to Edward III's queen. ==
    He went abroad (from England) on diplomatic and commercial missions. it is likely that he may have met people such as Boccaccio or Petrarch.
Geoffrey Chaucer is most well known as the father of literature for his works in the English language. He is most famous as a poet from the Middle Ages, but was also a philosopher, alchemist and astronomer.
Geoffrey Chaucer wrote his Canterbury Tales at the end of the 14th century. They were written in Middle English in a verse style, like a long poem. It is a set of stories told from the perspective of 30 travelers.
The first lines to the Prologue to The Canterbury Tales are as  follows. "Whan that Aprille with his shoures soote The droghte of  Marche hath perced to the roote."
Geoffrey Chaucer was most known for writing the classic novel, The Canterbury Tales. It was written in the Medieval England time period.
By all accounts, Chaucer (like most people in England at that time) was a Christian. But while he certainly seemed faithful to Christian belief, in some ways he was also a skeptic. For example, his best known work, the Canterbury Tales, used humor and satire to poke fun at people who claimed to be...
  Like so many writers of ancient times, the answers are far from known. Chaucer could have been a gambler, and William Shakespeare could have been a fraud. I would suggest that however you think of him, just as you imagine the charachters in his tales: he should remain in your mind.
He was a poet who helped legitimize vernacular languages.
There are several theories about Geoffrey Chaucer's motivation towrite the Canterbury Tales. One theory is that he wanted to createa discussion of social class through his story. Another theory isthat he wanted to obtain immortality through greatness. Compiling120 separate tales into one story was...
  His most well known work is the Canterbury Tales
it is unknown about what school he went to.
No. He was and remained through all of his life a highly respected  public figure, a high public servant as well as a much-admired  writer and poet. He only was held captive for a while (but very  probably not put in any jail) when as a young man he was fighting  in the so-called Hundred Years'...
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.
Thus Fortune with a light / Turn of her wheel brings men from joyto sorrow..
he served in the army aswell as being a poet
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.
Answer . A reeve (medieval term) is an official of high rank exerting local jurisdiction (mayor, sheriff).
The Inner Temple of London.
He was a steward . He was also very good with money, and smarter then the smartest people. Hope it helps. :)
a.foolishness and naivety  b.quickness and clevernessc.evil and malevolenced.madness and  impulsiveness