Why are the pilgrims traveling to Canterbury?
They are going to see the tomb of Saint Thomas Becket.
The Pilgrims are traveling to the Shrine of Saint Thomas in Canterbury.
In The Canterbury Tales, the pilgrims were coming from London, England and traveling to Canterbury, England to visit the shrine of Thomas a Becket.
Pilgrims traveled to Canterbury as a religious journey. Canterbury was an important religious site in England for many centuries. It is one of the themes of the writings of Geoffrey Chaucer.
The pilgrims are traveling to the shrine of St Thomas a Beckett at Canterbury. The pilgrimage will earn them grace, and a remission of their sins, according to contemporary Catholic teachings.
They were on a pilgramage to Canterbury to receive penance for their sins. The tradition was started by King Henry II when Thomas Beckett was killed.
this is because he wants to make money off having all the pilgrims use his hotel and eat his food.
All of the characters in the Canterbury Tales are pilgrims, and the main reason they are traveling is to visit the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. To be more specific about individual motivations though, you would have to specify a character by more than "pilgrim."
The Canterbury Pilgrims was created in 1917.
A band of travelers sharing stories to entertain one another along the trip Traveling pilgrims making the journey to Canterbury telling stories to one another
24 of Geoffrey Chaucer's pilgrims went to Canterbury
All of the characters mentioned in the Canterbury Tales are considered Pilgrims.
In the Canterbury Tales a group of pilgrims are traveling to the shrine of St Thomas a Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. The pilgrims decide that each of them will tell two stories on the way there, and two more on the way back - taking turns. Chaucer never completed his work, so most of the pilgrims tell only one tale - but we find out a lot about the sort of person telling the story… Read More
The Pilgrims are going to visit the Shrine of Saint Thomas in Canterbury.
You may need to read the book again. There are no pilgrims in the Canterbury Tales. Canterbury Tales was written in the 14th century by Geoffrey Chaucer.
to go to Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Catherdral
a dinner paid by the other pilgrims.
it is not good
The Canterbury tales were written in the end of the 14th century by Geoffrey Chaucer. The Canterbury tales is a story about the travels of a group of pilgrims.
They were told because when they were traveling from England to Canterbury, they needed to pass the time. One of the pilgrims suggested that they take turns telling stories. The person with the best tale would get a meal paid for by all the other travelers. Unfortunately, Chaucer died before he could finish all the tales.
southwark i believe.
There were 29 pilgrims and 30 if you include Chaucer, the reporter/ Narrator.
There is a large shrine to Thomas a Becket at Canterbury - one of the most important British saints.
The people in The Canterbury Tales were traveling on a pilgrimage to a shrine to St. Thomas Becket.
The host in the Canterbury Tales proposes to entertain the pilgrims if they will follow his orders. The pilgrims are to vote on whether or not they will agree to the proposal.
The shrine of Thomas a Becket
Canterbury Cathedral was important in the middle ages because of St. Thomas's death. This meant loads of pilgrims flocked to Canterbury in the middle ages.
They took rest at the Inn on their way to the grave of Thomas Beckett (aka Thomas a Becket) in Canterbury.
They never ended up getting to Canterbury because Chaucer died before he finished the book.
Thomas Becket died there. That's where his grave is.
There were 31 people.
The knight and the Squire.
he was a credit
Saint Thomas Beckett
Each of the pilgrims will tell two stories on the way to Canterbury, and two more on the road home. Whichever pilgrim is considered the best storyteller will then have a free meal at Harry Bailey's inn, to be paid for by the other pilgrims.
The first section of the Canterbury Tales, where the pilgrims are introduced, is usually called the Prologue.
A group of pilgrims has a storytelling contest at an inn on the way to Canterbury. The contained stories are told from the perspectives of the individual storytellers.
While pilgrims are traveling the want to achieve maybe a mirical or for god to forgive them for bad they have done.
Thomas Becket (also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170.After the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket at the cathedral in 1170, Canterbury became one of the most notable towns in Europe, as pilgrims from all parts of Christendom came to visit his shrine. This pilgrimage provided the framework for Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th-century collection of stories, The Canterbury Tales.
The original plan was that each pilgrim would tell two stories on the way to Canterbury, then two more on the road home to London. But Chaucer never completed the work, and most of the Pilgrims get to tell only one story. (In the Canterbury Tales as we have it, the pilgrims never arrive in Canterbury, let alone begin the journey home).
because he had a poo
i like lemons
They are going to visit the shrine of Saint Thomas
St Thomas A'Beckett.
He was a passenger. He rode with the pilgrims as a listener to their stories.
he was a knight at the begining
St. Thomas Becket
The Canterbury Tales is about a group of pilgrims who venture onto Canterbury for a "pilgrimage" which most used for a break from their usual labors and happen to meet The Host in the Tabbard Inn who proposes a challenge for the most entertaining & moral tale to be told in return for all the pilgrims to pay for the best meal for the best tale. Each would tell two from and back Canterbury but… Read More