Geoffrey Chaucer

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BIRTH

1340

He was born in England

SERVANT

1356

When he was sixteen, he became a servant

SOLDIER

1359

he served as a soldier in the war of France

CAPTURE

1360

He worked in the King's household and was in contact with the court society. He was also captured during the siege of Rheims.

TRAVELLING

1372

He visited Genoa, Pìsa and Florence.

THE CANTERBURY TALES

1387

He began to write the book "The Canterbury Tales" .

WESTMINSTER ABBEY

1399

As he began to be short of money, he could live in a house in the garden of Westminster Abbey.

DEATH

1400

He died the 25th of October in Westminster Abbey