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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER/PILGRIMAGES, THE CHURCH AND MONASTERIES IN LONDON

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.


In its heyday London contained 23 monasteries and 100 parish churches, while the grand cathedral of St Paul’s dominated the city. This lecture will show the historic evidence for this enormous influence on the lives of every single Londoner and the lives of monks, nuns, friars and priests.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

4 June 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

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