Study Guide

The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale Characters

By Geoffrey Chaucer

The Loathly Lady (the Hag)

We first meet the loathly lady (also know as the hag) when the knight comes across her in a field...

The Knight

The knight in "The Wife of Bath's Tale" doesn't make a very good first impression, and he's not a...

The Queen

The queen's role in "The Wife of Bath's Tale" is brief but meaningful. From what we do see of...