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Geoffrey Chaucer (1342–1400)


He had four children: Thomas Chaucer, born 1369, Speaker of the House of Commons, who married Maud de Burghersh; Lewis Chaucer, who died young and to whom his father dedicated "Treatise on the Astrolabe"; Elizabeth, who entered a convent; and Agnes Chaucer, lady-in-waiting at the coronation of her cousin-by-marriage, King Henry IV. See more trivia »


in London, England


(age 58) in London, England

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 2016 A Company of Young Folk (inspired by the writings of) (announced)
 2013 Showreel (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Mandrew (2013) ... (written by - segment "Cold open sketch")
 2007 In Search of Death (Short) (story)
 2003 Canterbury Tales (TV Mini-Series) (book "The Canterbury Tales" - 6 episodes)
- The Man of Law's Tale (2003) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
- The Pardoner's Tale (2003) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
- The Sea Captain's Tale (2003) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
- The Knight's Tale (2003) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
- The Wife of Bath (2003) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
 1998-2000 The Canterbury Tales (TV Series) (stories - 3 episodes)
- The Journey Back (2000) ... (stories)
- Arriving at Canterbury (1998) ... (stories)
- Leaving London (1998) ... (stories)
 1990 Série rose (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Le partenaire inattendu (1990) ... (short story)
 1981 Troilus & Cressida (TV Movie) (poem "Troilus and Criseyde" - uncredited)
 1975 Trinity Tales (TV Series) (book "The Canterbury Tales" - 6 episodes)
- The Man of Law's Tale (1975) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
- The Wife of Batley's Tale (1975) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
- The Joiner's Tale (1975) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
- The Judy's Tale (1975) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
- The Fryer's Tale (1975) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
 1972 The Other Canterbury Tales (novella)
 1972 The Canterbury Tales (book of short stories: The Canterbury Tales - as G. Chaucer)
 1969 Canterbury Tales (TV Series) (book - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1969) ... (book)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... (book)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (book)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (book)
 1966 Troilus and Cressida (TV Movie) (poem "Troilus and Criseyde" - uncredited)
 1958 Chaucer's England (Short) (author of the original work)
 1956 Warner Brothers Presents (TV Series) (story "The Wife of Bath's Tale" - 1 episode)
- The Deadly Riddle (1956) ... (story "The Wife of Bath's Tale")
 1955 Conrad Nagel Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Three Searchers (1955) ... (story)
 1954 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (poem "Troilus and Criseyde" - 1 episode)
- Troilus and Cressida (1954) ... (poem "Troilus and Criseyde" - uncredited)
 1949 Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (book "The Canterbury Tales" - 1 episode)
- The Pardoner's Tale (1949) ... (book "The Canterbury Tales")
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 1978 The Last Waltz (Documentary) (writer: "Introduction to the Canterbury Tales" (poem))

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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Canterbury Tales," was performed at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Brian Glover and David Baillie in the cast. Peter James was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

G. Chaucer

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According to some theories, including one advanced by historian (and Monty Python alum) Terry Jones, Chaucer was actually murdered by political opponents. See more »

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