Geoffrey Chaucer

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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 61, fol. 1v Language: English (Southeast Midland) Manuscript date: ca. 1420 Chaucer wrote his “book…

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Friars The mendicant orders first arrived in England in the thirteenth century and the number of adherents rapidly grew. Two…

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Conventions and Institutions

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