The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story
by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Franklin Timeline and Summary
- The Franklin's portrait is the tenth in the General Prologue.
- The Franklin interrupts the Squire's tale to praise the Squire by comparing him favorably to his own son, whose behavior the Franklin laments.
- The Franklin is the twelfth to tell his tale, after the Squire and before the Physician.