Geoffry Chaucer - his life and works

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Geoffrey Chaucer - his life and works (1380 words) Biography About Geoffrey Chaucer s birthday one have no direct knowledge but it is known that he was one of the greatest English poets, famous for his masterpiece The Canterbury Tales , which represented one of the most important influences on the development of English literature. At Chaucer s lifetime probably only five percent of the population could read at all. He was no professional writer but a public servant and a courtier. The relationship between his writing and his public life is unknown. But being mentioned no less than 493 times in contemporary documents - mostly lists of money paid out to people serving the king or other powerful figures - gives us more details about his life and show a very active career. Chaucer was ...

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