The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story
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The Sergeant of the Law Timeline and Summary
- The Sergeant of the Law's portrait is the ninth in the General Prologue.
- Before he tells his tale, the Sergeant of the Law complains that Chaucer has already put all the worthwhile tales in writing.
- The Sergeant of the Law is the fifth to tell his tale, after the Cook and before the Wife of Bath.