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


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  • Bishopworcester: ‘love will not be constrain'd by mastery. when mast'ry comes, the god of love anon beateth his wings, and, farewell, he is gone. love is a thing as any spirit free.’ ― geoffrey chaucer, ‘the canterbury tales’
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In this mimic form of a matron in years,
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