GEOFFREY CHAUCER

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Geoffrey's father, was kidnapped by an aunt

1324

Geoffrey Chaucer was born

1343

The first of the "Chaucer Life Records" appears.

1357

He served in the war of France

1359

He worked in the king's household

1360

Around 1366, Chaucer married Philippa (de) Roet.

1366

He became a member of the royal court of Edward III as esquire.

1367

He visited Italy

1372

He travelled as part of a military expedition, and visited Genoa and Florence

1373

He began writing 'the Canterbury Tales'

1387

He was robbed and injured

1390

Geoffrey Chaucer died

25 October 1400

Hes remains were transfered to a more or nate tomb

1556