Who is Geoffrey Chaucer

Arms of Geoffrey Chaucer: Per pale argent and gules, a bend counterchanged Arms of Chaucer (modern), as adopted by his son Thomas Chaucer and as later quartered by his heirs de la Pole Dukes of Suffolk: Argent, a ch...
Read Full Biography


Geoffrey Chaucer Poems

  • To My Empty Purse
    To you, my purse, and to none other wight,
    Complain I, for ye be my lady dere;
    I am sorry now that ye be light,
    For, certes, ye now make me heavy chere; ...
  • The Canterbury Tales; The Persouns Tale
    Part 30


    PROLOGUE TO THE PERSOUNS TALE ...
  • The Complaint Of Chaucer To His Purse
    To yow, my purse, and to noon other wight
    Complayne I, for ye be my lady dere!
    I am so sory, now that ye been lyght;
    For certes, but ye make me hevy chere, ...
  • The Friar's Tale
    This worthy limitour, this noble Frere,
    He made always a manner louring cheer* *countenance
    Upon the Sompnour; but for honesty* *courtesy
    No villain word as yet to him spake he: ...
  • The Complaint Unto Pity
    Pite, that I have sought so yore agoo
    With herte soore and ful of besy peyne,
    That in this world was never wight so woo
    Withoute deth-- and yf I shal not feyne, ...
Read All Poems


Top 10 most used topics by Geoffrey Chaucer

God 38 I Love You 36 Love 36 Good 34 World 31 Never 28 Lady 24 Pray 24 Noble 22 Save 22


Geoffrey Chaucer Quotes

Read All Quotes


Comments about Geoffrey Chaucer

  • Kellda: that geoffrey chaucer sure hit the nail on the head back in the 1300’s with his depiction of the ecclesiastical class. church has been corrupt for centuries
  • Callmemaddison: patience is a conquering virtue.” geoffrey chaucer kobieandi blackpenday
  • Traderefe: time and tide wait for no man. -- geoffrey chaucer
  • Ceebee308: "forbid us something and that thing we desire."―geoffrey chaucer, “the miller’s tale,”
  • M16agenda: "forbid us something and that thing we desire."―geoffrey chaucer, “the miller’s tale,”
Read All Comments

Write your comment about Geoffrey Chaucer


Poem of the day

Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey Poem
In The Wayland Willows
 by Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey

Once I met a soncy maid,
Soncy maid, soncy maid,
Once I met a soncy maid
In the Wayland willows.

All her hair was goldy brown,
Goldy brown, goldy brown,
In the sun a single braid
...

Read complete poem

Popular Poets