Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer

About Geoffrey Chaucer

Read best Geoffrey Chaucer poems. He is considered the famous English poet of the Middle Ages and is best known today for The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer is known for metrical innovation, inventing the rhyme royal, and he was one of the first English poets to use the five-stress line. The poetry of Chaucer is credited with helping to standardise the London Dialect of the Middle English language from a combination of the Kentish and Midlands dialects.
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