The Merchant's Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Merchant's Prologue and Tale

Written by Geoffrey Chaucer
Illustrated by
Part of the Selected Tales from Chaucer Series


The Merchant's Prologue and Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer

The classic respected series in a stunning new design. This edition of The Merchant's Prologue and Tale from the highly-respected Selected Tales series includes the full, complete text in the original Middle English, along with an in-depth introduction by Maurice Hussey, detailed notes and a comprehensive glossary.

About the Author

Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London in about 1342. He was valued highly by Edward III, who paid part of his ransom when he was captured fighting in France in 1360. He rose in royal employment, becoming a Justice of the Peace and was buried in 1400 in Westminster Abbey.

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118 pages


Geoffrey Chaucer
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Cambridge University Press

Publication date

25th August 2016



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