THE AGE OF CHAUCER (1340-1400)

Geoffrey Chaucer was born in the reign of Edward III, lived through that of Richard II, and died the year after Henry IV ascended the throne. His life thus covers a period of glaring social contrasts and political change. Edward‘s reign marks the highest development of Medieval civilization. The spirit of the court was that … Continue reading THE AGE OF CHAUCER (1340-1400)