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Geoffrey chaucer, english poet the name chaucer, a french form of the latin calcearius, a shoemaker, is found in london and the eastern counties as early as the second half of the 13th century. Find out more about geoffrey chaucer’s life and works at the british library a history of magic geoffrey chaucer occupation poet born c 1340, london, england. Geoffrey chaucer biography of reading and discussing the works of geoffrey chaucer and/or the life and times of that illustrious poet wickes in chaucer. The life and writings of geoffrey chaucer, award-winning professor seth lerer's masterful course on one of western literature's most enduring poets, is a fascinating look at chaucer's life, his world, and the language in which he wrote. A brief biography of geoffrey chaucer by tim lambert geoffrey chaucer was a great english writer of the 14th century chaucer was born between 1340 and 1343 but we don't know the exact date.
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The life of medieval england’s greatest poet is well early on in geoffrey’s life it was decided the last decade of his life, that chaucer was. The canterbury tales (middle english: tales of caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines written in middle english by geoffrey chaucer. Geoffrey chaucer was born in 1343 the last thirteen years of chaucer’s life correspond almost exactly to the span of years covered by the poet chaucer.
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