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Was Geoffrey Chaucer a spy?

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This year, I missed my personal Chaucer Day celebration. Woe. It was on April 17, 1397, that Geoffrey Chaucer first told The Canterbury Tales at the court of Richard II. read more

Woe. It was on April 17, 1397, that Geoffrey Chaucer first told The Canterbury Tales at the court of Richard II. For medieval scholars, there are many things to love about Chaucer – his language, of course; his rich cast of characters; the glimpse he gives us into the lives of regular medieval people. read more

Not in the James Bond or Kim Possible sense, but Chaucer did undertake delicate, secret diplomatic missions in Italy—probably a particularly interesting one in 1378 to negotiate in Lombardy with Edward de Berkeley and a British mercenary named Sir John Hawkwood. read more

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