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Geoffrey Chaucer
Birth: c. 1342
Greater London, England
Death: Oct. 25, 1400
City of London
Greater London, England

Poet. He was an English literary most noted as the best poet of the Middle Ages. Educated at St. Paul’s Cathedral School, he became acquainted with the influential writing of Virgil and Ovid. During his lifetime as an author, his most acclaimed book work was “The Canterbury Tales”, a collection of stories and poems. Many of his books included “Romaunt of the Rose” (1370), “Saint Cecilia” (1373), “Anelida and Arcite” (1379), “Parlement of Foules” (1382) and “Troilus and Criseyde” (1385). In 1357, he became a public servant to Countess Elizabeth of Ulster and continued in that capacity with the British court throughout his lifetime. He also was made an esquire by King Edward III, fulfilled many diplomatic missions as a justice of the peace and later became a Parliament member. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Philippa Roet Chaucer (1346 - 1387)*
  Philippa De Roet Chaucer (1346 - 1387)*
  Thomas Chaucer (1367 - 1434)*
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Westminster Abbey
City of Westminster
Greater London, England
Plot: Poets Corner, name is on Abraham Cowley's marker, actual grave is unmarked. [unmarked]
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Record added: Nov 23, 1998
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Geoffrey Chaucer
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With Respect and honor for my 18th great grandfather. Rest in eternal peace.
- ebeckett
 Added: Jun. 27, 2017
For my 17th Great Grandfather. Peace.
- Bonnie Schermer
 Added: Apr. 13, 2017

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