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Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer

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Portrait of Chaucer

A painting of Chaucer by Thomas Hoccleve, who actually knew the writer and probably captured his likeness accurately.

Chaucer Engraving

An image of the writer from a 1602 edition of his works.

Canterbury Tales Illustration

A woodcut from the 1483 second edition of The Canterbury Tales.

Canterbury Cathedral

The pilgrims' destination.

Murder of Thomas Becket

A twelfth century depiction of Becket's murder at Canterbury.

The Pilgrims

Chaucer's Canterbury pilgrims, as depicted in a 1939 mural by Ezra Winter.

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