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What was Geoffrey Chaucer's profession?
Writer/Poet
Who decided how the story of the Canterbury Tales goes?
Harry Bailey
What did the host serve his guests?
Wine
What color was the Yeoman's coat?
Green
How many actual Canterbury Tales are there?
124
How many where there supposed to be?
124
When do the Canterbury Tales take place?
Late 14th Century
How odl is the Squire?
20
Who rode w/ the Pardoner?
Summoner
Who had a forked beard?
Merchant
What did the winner receive?
A free supper paid for by the other pilgrims.
How did they decide who would tell the story that day?
Draw sticks & whoever pulled the shortest stick.
What did the monk loved to do?
Hunt
What instrument did the Miller play?
Bagpipes
What did the merchant wear?
Beaver Hat
What was the Pardoner's hair color?
Yellow
What did the Squire's clothes have on them?
Flowers
How many husbands did the Wife of Bath have?
5
What did the nun wear?
Coral Trinket
What was the Yeoman's head shaped like?
Nut
Describe the Squire's hair.
Very curly
What was on the Miller's nose?
A wart.
What was wrong with the wife of bath's teeth?
Gaps
If you disobeyd the votes you had to
Pay for the days journey
Who knew about Natural Magic & Hypocrits?
Doctor.
Who had a special love for Gold?
Friar
Who had a special license from the Pope?
Friar
Who was the Wife of Bath/What was she known as?
Dame Alice
What did the Knights wardrobe consist of?
Fustrian
What did the Zephyrus have?
Sweet Breath
Who was Connected to the Church? (5)
Prioress
Parson
Monk
Summoner
Friar
What Medal did the Yeoman wear?
St. Chris
How was teh host described?
Bright eyes, little fat
How was the contest organized?
Everyone told 4 stories, 2 on the way there and 2 on the way back.
Who was richly dressed?(5)
Squire
Monk
Wife of Bath
Doctor
Franklin
What did the skipper carry?
Dagger
Where is teh Tabbard located?
Southwark
What does chivalry consist of?
Honor
Bravery
Genorosity
Courtenousness
Who did Chaucher write for?
Political Classes
Who was the finest in the land?
Monk
Who granted property to the People?
Lord
Who received property?
Serfs
Professional Soldiers:
Knights
Peasents who wroked the lands
Serfs
When did Henry II come to throne?
1154
Who did Henry II appoint?
Thomas Beckett
What position was Thomas Beckett appointed to?
Archbishop of Canterbury
How many of the Canterbury tales were completed?
24
What was an allegory?
Peirce Plowman
Who wrote Peirce Plowman?
William Langland
Who was the author of the Cnaterbury Tales?
Geoffrey Chaucer
What broadened Chaucer's knowledge of various classes of society?
A page in the houshold of Edward III
What year was Chaucher captured?
1359
Where was Chaucher held captive?
France
Who paid for Chaucer release?
King
Who did Chaucer marry?
Phillipa de Roet
How many children did Chaucer have?
3
When did Chaucer begin producing poetry?
in his 20s
Chaucer was the first person to be buried in _____________?
The Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey
What year was Thomas Beckett murderd?
1170
Why did pilgrims travel in a group?
Companionship & Protection
How many pilgrims are there?
30
Where do the pilgrims first appear?
Tabbard
Later the pilgrims appear..?
On the road to Canterbury
What is a frame story?
A story which includes another story or stories.
The pilgrimage is a _____ story.
frame
Character traits in the Prologue are
universal
What was Chaucer known as?
The Father of English Poetry
What were Chaucers 2 purposes for writing the Canterbury Tales?
1. Present an anthology of story types represented by teh Tales Themselves
2. Present a cross section of his own society
When was the pilgrimage? Specific
April of 1388
Who is traveling with his son?
Knight
Who is the most honest churchman described?
Parson
How does the Pardoner make a living?
Selling Pardons
At the end of the prologue who joins them on the pilgrimage?
Host
Who is at the top of the ruling class? 2
Knight
Squire
What is the order of the Class Structure?
R
C
M
T
P
Ruling
Clergy
Middle
Trade
Peasent
What was teh Yeoman good with?
Bow & Arrow
Who was corrupt,shameless,married?
Friar
Who was the hunter?
Monk
When was the first publication?
Somewhere in 15th century
The journey was how many miles long?
80
How many days did the journey take
4
How many of the 24 tales are fragments?
2