Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was also the first poet to be buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Chaucer was also famous as an author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer. He also had an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat.

Also known as the Father of English literature, Geoffrey Chaucer was the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was also the first poet to be buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Chaucer was also famous as an author, philosopher, alchemist and astronomer. He also had an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat.

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343-1400) known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Among his many works, which include The Book of the Duchess, the House of Fame, the Legend of Good Women and Troilus and Criseyde, he is best known today for The Canterbury Tales.

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343-1400) known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages and was the first poet to have been buried in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey. Among his many works, which include The Book of the Duchess, the House of Fame, the Legend of Good Women and Troilus and Criseyde, he is best known today for The Canterbury Tales.

Selections from The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer (Paperback)

Selections from The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer (Paperback)

Geoffrey Chaucer Portrait

Geoffrey Chaucer Portrait

Paul Bettany's Chaucer was brilliant. This is my favorite quote from a Knight's Tale (:

Paul Bettany's Chaucer was brilliant. This is my favorite quote from a Knight's Tale (:

Geoffrey Chaucer. As far as we know the first great poet to write in English, and hence in a sense, the father of English Literature. And the first to be Buried in Westminster Abbey.

Geoffrey Chaucer. As far as we know the first great poet to write in English, and hence in a sense, the father of English Literature. And the first to be Buried in Westminster Abbey.

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