GEOFFERY CHAUCER

Torri Jones

About Geoffrey Chaucer

  • born Circa 1343
  • attended St. Paul’s Cathedral School
  • father of English literature
  • a shoe maker
  • captured by french during the expedition of 1359
  • 3 children one girl two boys
  • he married Philippa Roet
  • his book are called the 'The Book of the Duchess' 'The Legend of Good Women' and 'Troilus and Criseyde'.
  • went to war in France
  • he wrote poem
  • died in 1400
  • buried in Poets Corner of Westminster Abbey.
  • known for quotes
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the canterbury tale

  • a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury (England).
  • a poem telling the way the travel was
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