Geoffrey Chaucer was one of most celebrated writers throughout 14th Century where love is the most important theme in his work. Chaucer’s tales such as The Canterbury Tales are concerned with love and reflect views about the attitudes towards love relationships. From the courtly, chivalric love of The Knight’s Tale – Chaucer explores the different forms love takes, using tales to satirize the foolish expectation of humanity but also celebrating the beauty of romance and romantic ideals.
Geoffrey Chaucer died on October 25, 1400 in London, England. He died of unknown causes and was 60 years old at the time. Chaucer was buried in Westminster Abbey. His gravestone became the center of what was to be called Poet’s Corner, a spot where such famous British writers as Robert Browning and Charles Dickens were later honored and interred.