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Life and Times of Chaucer

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FC: Introduction to Chaucer and Canterbury

2: 1300-1400 | Travelling | He traveled to Spain, France and Flanders as a messenger. He may have even gone on a pilgrimage to Santos De Compostela | a | a bumpy bus ride

3: Education | & Career

4: The Pilgrimage to Canterbury | we made it

5: An immense amount of stained glass can be seen throughout Canterbury Cathedral. Many date back to the 13th and 14th Century with the oldest dating back to 1176.

6: 14Th century Pilgrims | After the Kingdom of Kent converted to Christianity in 597, St Augustine founded an episcopal see in the city and became the first Archbishop of Canterbury, a position that now heads the Church of England and the worldwide Anglican Communion. Thomas Becket's murder at the Canterbury Cathedral in 1170 led to the cathedral becoming a place of pilgrimage for Christians worldwide. This pilgrimage became the theme for Chaucer's 14-century literary classic the Canterbury Tales. | 2008 Pilgrims

8: on top of | the world | seeing the city from above

9: Took us over 20 tries to get this photo, but we finally got it!



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  • Title: Life and Times of Chaucer
  • This book is intended to give a general background for Geoffery Chaucer and Canterbury. It is intended for the use in a High School Literature Classroom when studing The Canterbury Tales.
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