Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400) ["Canterbury Tales"] "Somtyme the world was so stedfast and stable/That mannes word was obligacioun/And now it is so fals and deceivable" - Geoffrey Chaucer, Lak of Stedfastnesse Also known as the Father of English literature, greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. First poet buried in Poet's Corner Westminster Abbey. Famous as author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer.

Geoffrey Chaucer: known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages.

Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was also the first poet to be buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Chaucer was also famous as an author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer. He also had an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat.

Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was also the first poet to be buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Chaucer was also famous as an author, philosopher, alchemist

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today we’re highlighting Geoffrey Chaucer‘s Geni profile. Did you know his poem Parlement of Foules was the first recorded association of Valentine's Day with romantic love? Check out his family tree and see how you're related!

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. also my great grandfather

William Russell Flint, "Judith, by hir good conseil, delivered the citee of Bethulie, / in which she dwelled, out of the handes of Olofernus (Tale of Melibeus)", from: "The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer: Illustrated after Drawings by W. Russell Flint", p. 201, illustration, 1913

"Judith, by hir good conseil, delivered the citee of Bethulie, ." From Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales"; illustrated after drawings by William Russell Flint

Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, 14th century ~ British Library

Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales ~ British Library. ~one of my favorite authors. I would love to visit the British Library.

Geoffrey Chaucer 1343 – 1400, known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. While he achieved fame during his lifetime as an author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer, composing a scientific treatise on the astrolabe for his ten year-old son Lewis, Chaucer also maintained an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat and diplomat.

Geoffrey Chaucer- the father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages

the complete poetical works of geoffrey chaucer, book cover   just a beautiful cover

The complete poetical works of Geoffrey Chaucer, book cover. New York (Macmillan Co), Blue ungrained cloth. Gold stamping on front and spine. Cream endpapers printed with blue narrative scene of contemporary pilgrims.

Geoffrey Chaucer: was the first important poet of his time to write English

The Linguistic Turf Wars Over the Singular 'They'

Geoffrey Chaucer - Spine and Titlepage of the 1721 John Urry edition of Chaucer's complete works.

Spine and Titlepage of the 1721 John Urry edition of Chaucer’s complete works

This wiki is dedicated to the chronicling of Geoffrey Chaucer's life and works. This started out as a class project for a class called "The Life, Death, and Afterlife of Geoffrey Chaucer" as a way to showcase the medieval manuscript created by our class and to create a collaborative codex of our analysis on Chaucer's short poems. Digital Chaucer is open to the public and welcomes all Chaucer related contributions.

This wiki is dedicated to the chronicling of Geoffrey Chaucer's life and works. This started out as a class project for a class called "The Life, Death, and Afterlife of Geoffrey Chaucer" as a way to showcase the medieval manuscript created by our class and to create a collaborative codex of our analysis on Chaucer's short poems. Digital Chaucer is open to the public and welcomes all Chaucer related contributions.

Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer.  "Whan that April wit his showres soote The droughte of March hath perced to the roote, And bathed every veine in swich licour, Of which vertu engendred is the flowr;" (lines 1-4 of the General Prologue)

'Whan that April wit his showres soote/The droughte of March hath perced to the roote/ And bathed every veine in swich licour/Of which vertu engendred is the flowr;" (lines of the General Prologue) --- The Cantebury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Pic of the Week: Canterbury Tales | Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business

Detail of mural by Ezra Winter illustrating the characters in the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Library of Congress John Adams Building, Washington, D.

Geoffrey Chaucer Biography

Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He wrote the unfinished work, The Canterbury Tales between 1387 and

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