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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER/MEDIEVAL WESTMINSTER

The Canterbury Tales are a splendid evocation of life in medieval London. They epitomise the age of pilgrimage and the influence of medieval church life. Chaucer was a vintage Londoner living from about 1345 to his death in 1400. This course will focus on his poems and fourteenth century London life.


During this walk whilst viewing the exterior of buildings, we will trace the layout of the Isle of Thorney and see how much Chaucer would have known: the Palace, the Abbey, Westminster Hall, the Jewel Tower and the surprising survival of the street system.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

14 May 2014 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The University Women's Club
2 Audley Square
London
W1K 1DB


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Tickets:

£44

Available from:

info@thecoursestudies.co.uk

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