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1

england's first great writer

geoffrey chaucer

2

when was chaucer born

between 1340 and 1343

3

how well was his family off

not noble, but well off

4

chaucer was placed as an attendant where

household of the wife of prince lionel

5

chaucer's lifelong patron

john of gaunt

6

chaucer fought in what war

the hundred years war

7

chaucer's _____ exposed him to the latest in french and italian literature

diplomatic missions

8

chaucer's first improtant original work

the book of the duchess

9

chaucer's masterpiece

the canterbury tales

10

when did he start writing the canterbury tales

1387

11

where is he buried

poet's corner, westminster abbey

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