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Geoffrey Chaucer-The Father of English Poetry

Geoffrey Chaucer-The Father of English Poetry

Memorable Points on Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer was born in the feign of Edward III, lived through that of Richard II, and died the year after Henry IV took over the throne. He lived between 1340 and 1400. He was a courtier, traveler, ambassador and literary figure. William Langland was his closest contemporary. At the age…