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30 terms
Canterbury tales the characters
the aristocracy
the knight
the squire
the yeoman
-status based on birth and tradition
-on pilgrimage to give thanks after a successful battle... -repr…
-playful not serious... -son of knight... -about 20... -vain and tries…
-servant to the knight and squire... -wore a st. christopher's m…
the aristocracy
-status based on birth and tradition
the knight
-on pilgrimage to give thanks after a successful battle... -repr…
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
15 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Summoner
Wife of Bath
Host
Miller
Ugly, has carbuncles, catches people breaking church law and…
Independent and flirty, has been married five times and is lo…
Jolly and fun-loving, the contest is his idea
Pig-like man who likes to head butt doors and tell dirty jokes
Summoner
Ugly, has carbuncles, catches people breaking church law and…
Wife of Bath
Independent and flirty, has been married five times and is lo…
13 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters: Commoners
Merchant (sells goods)
Oxford Cleric (student)
Sergent at Law (lawyer)
Franklin (Wealthy Land Owner)
Commoner: good salesman and good with money but hides the fac…
Commoner: all he wants to do is read and study, borrows money…
Commoner: Knowledgeable about law, excellent lawyer, gives go…
Commoner: loves wine, food, and throwing parties, lives his l…
Merchant (sells goods)
Commoner: good salesman and good with money but hides the fac…
Oxford Cleric (student)
Commoner: all he wants to do is read and study, borrows money…
25 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
Canterbury Tales Characters
Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Monk
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
Her name is Madam Eglantyne. She is sworn to virginity.
Was a hunter and a very wealthy person whose job was to think…
Squire
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
Yeoman
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
22 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress
Epitome of English Society
"Lady's Man" knight in training
Hard-working middle class archer/farmer
Nun who loved animals more than people
Knight
Epitome of English Society
Squire
"Lady's Man" knight in training
20 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
The Monk
The Knight
The Friar
The Host
A man who tends the property of the monastery. He is fat and…
Socially the most prominent person on the pilgrimage, epitomi…
A sensual, licentious man who seduces young girls and then ar…
The owner of the tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
The Monk
A man who tends the property of the monastery. He is fat and…
The Knight
Socially the most prominent person on the pilgrimage, epitomi…
20 terms
The Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Squire
Yeoman
Nun
followed Chivalry, had been in many battles, jousted and kill…
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
"a proper forester", carried bow and arrows, was weathered, w…
"prioress" refined, elegant, pretentious, had several small d…
The Knight
followed Chivalry, had been in many battles, jousted and kill…
The Squire
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
23 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Parson
Plowman
Miller
Manciple
preacher, smart, gives to the poor, respected by Chaucer
brother of Parson, loves God, does the dirty work, has nothin…
rich man, broad knotty shoulders, wrangler, buffoon, master a…
illiterate, street-smart, debt-free, steals, dishonest
Parson
preacher, smart, gives to the poor, respected by Chaucer
Plowman
brother of Parson, loves God, does the dirty work, has nothin…
23 terms
The Canterbury tales character chart
squire
yeoman
prioress
monk
noble: colorful long sleeve shirt, strong, physically fit, 20…
peasant: green hooded jacket, carried a bow, wore a hunting h…
clergy:a pretty cloak, cloth around her neck, big forehead, b…
clergy: furlined cuffs on sleeves, worn boots, gold pin, bald…
squire
noble: colorful long sleeve shirt, strong, physically fit, 20…
yeoman
peasant: green hooded jacket, carried a bow, wore a hunting h…
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
The Knight
The Squire
The Yeoman
The Nun
Socially the most prominent person on the pilgrimage, epitomi…
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
The servant who accompanies the Knight and the Squire. The na…
She cares about her appearance and looking like a courtly lad…
The Knight
Socially the most prominent person on the pilgrimage, epitomi…
The Squire
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
25 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
40 terms
Characters of the Canterbury Tales
Knight
Squire
Squire
Yoeman
chivalrous, truthful, honorable... could be brutal in battle... rep…
lover, sang, danced, wrote poetry... curly locks... fought in nearb…
"loved so hotly that till dawn grew pale/He slept as little a…
servant to knight, but a free man... feathers were perfectly mad…
Knight
chivalrous, truthful, honorable... could be brutal in battle... rep…
Squire
lover, sang, danced, wrote poetry... curly locks... fought in nearb…
22 terms
The Canterbury Tales- Prologue Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress
trustworthy, honorable, generous, wise, modest, brave, fought…
knight's son, romantic, strong, good-looking, Renaissance man…
servant, dressed like Robin Hood, has a bow/arrow, well armed…
nun, Madamme Eglintine, pleasant/entertaining, sang through h…
Knight
trustworthy, honorable, generous, wise, modest, brave, fought…
Squire
knight's son, romantic, strong, good-looking, Renaissance man…
28 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters & Background
Parson
Plowman
Miller
Manciple
preacher, smart, gives to the poor, respected by Chaucer
brother of Parson, loves God, does the dirty work, has nothin…
rich man, broad knotty shoulders, wrangler, buffoon, master a…
illiterate, street-smart, debt-free, steals, dishonest
Parson
preacher, smart, gives to the poor, respected by Chaucer
Plowman
brother of Parson, loves God, does the dirty work, has nothin…
22 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Nun
Friar
Oxford Cleric
Plowman
And she could wipe her upper lip so clean/ that not a trace w…
He'd fixed up many a marriage. giving each/ Of his young wome…
Whatever money from his friends he took/ he spent on learning…
Many a load of dung on time or other/ He must have carted thr…
Nun
And she could wipe her upper lip so clean/ that not a trace w…
Friar
He'd fixed up many a marriage. giving each/ Of his young wome…
25 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
29 terms
Characters of the Canterbury Tales
Knight
Squire
Squire
Yeoman
chivalrous, truthful, honorable... could be brutal in battle... rep…
lover, sang, danced, wrote poetry... curly locks... fought in nearb…
"loved so hotly that till dawn grew pale/He slept as little a…
servant to knight, but a free man... feathers were perfectly mad…
Knight
chivalrous, truthful, honorable... could be brutal in battle... rep…
Squire
lover, sang, danced, wrote poetry... curly locks... fought in nearb…
The Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Followed Chivalry, had been in many battles, jousted and kill…
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
"a proper forester" , carried bow and arrows, was weathered,…
"prioress" refined, elegant, pretentious, had several small d…
The Knight
Followed Chivalry, had been in many battles, jousted and kill…
The Squire
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
26 terms
The Canterbury Tales: Characters and Prologue
Loves to laugh and chat
Has a small voice, like a goat, and no…
The inn where our pilgrims meet
Humble, chivalrous, dresses modestly
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
The Tabard
The Knight
Loves to laugh and chat
The Wife of Bath
Has a small voice, like a goat, and no…
The Pardoner
11 terms
Characters - Canterbury Tales
Knight
Squire
Monk
Prioress
The most prominent person on the pilgrimage, epitomizing chiv…
A vain, lusty young man and a candidate for knighthood. He ca…
A man who tends the property of the monastery. He is fat and…
A very genteel lady who is coy and delicate. She has precise…
Knight
The most prominent person on the pilgrimage, epitomizing chiv…
Squire
A vain, lusty young man and a candidate for knighthood. He ca…
22 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Nun
Friar
Oxford Cleric
Plowman
SATIRIZED 9 inch forehead, very nice jewelry , fat, high mann…
SATIRIZED White neck, cheating beggar, marry off women he got…
GENTLY SATIRIZED skinny student, buy books with friends money…
IDEALIZED honest worker, helped the poor, payed dues on time,…
Nun
SATIRIZED 9 inch forehead, very nice jewelry , fat, high mann…
Friar
SATIRIZED White neck, cheating beggar, marry off women he got…
8 terms
Canterbury Tales - Prologue Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress
wore a tunic... not very flashy... courteous... true warrior
curly locks... 20... well groomed... strong and agile, of average heig…
Green cloak... head like a nut... wears St. Christopher medal... held…
simple smile... well mannered... small mouth... big head... spoke mostly…
Knight
wore a tunic... not very flashy... courteous... true warrior
Squire
curly locks... 20... well groomed... strong and agile, of average heig…
Canterbury Tales Characters
Nun
Friar
Plowman
Squire
very nice jewelry , fat, high manners, "Lady Prioress" cloak…
White neck, cheating beggar, fat, twinkling eyes, forced peop…
honest worker, helped the poor, payed dues on time, sincere,…
curly hair, very attracted to ladies, short gown, vain and lu…
Nun
very nice jewelry , fat, high manners, "Lady Prioress" cloak…
Friar
White neck, cheating beggar, fat, twinkling eyes, forced peop…
18 terms
The Canterbury Tales Characters
Host
The Knight
The Miller
The Reeve
Owner of the Tabard Inn, Judge the tales
chivalry, truth, honor, dignity and status
drunken, brash, vulgar man, thief, overweight
old, irritable man, carpenter
Host
Owner of the Tabard Inn, Judge the tales
The Knight
chivalry, truth, honor, dignity and status
The Canterbury Tales - Characters
Knight
Miller
Reeve
Pardoner
1. valiant man ... 2. loved chivalry, truth and honor, liberty a…
1. wart on nose... 2. chatter, large mouth, spoke inappropriate…
1. business man... 2. knew how to make good profit... 3. good craft…
1. gentle... 2. summoners friend... 3. sold "holy relics" for a liv…
Knight
1. valiant man ... 2. loved chivalry, truth and honor, liberty a…
Miller
1. wart on nose... 2. chatter, large mouth, spoke inappropriate…
24 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
The Narrator
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
-Called Chaucer, we should be wary of accepting his words and…
-The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
-Though she is a seamstress by occupation, she seems to be a…
- granted papal indulgences—reprieves from penance in exchang…
The Narrator
-Called Chaucer, we should be wary of accepting his words and…
The Knight
-The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
Canterbury Tales characters
Aristocracy
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
status based on birth and tradition
-on pilgrimage to give thanks after a successful battle... -repr…
-playful and not serious... -son of the Knight... -about 20 years o…
-servant to the Knight and Squire... -wore a St. Christopher's M…
Aristocracy
status based on birth and tradition
Knight
-on pilgrimage to give thanks after a successful battle... -repr…
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
The Squire
The Wife of Bath
The Knight
The Nun/Prioress
A 20-year old who loves to sing and play the flute all day long
This worthy and worldly pilgrim has been married five times
This pilgrim is valorous, prudent, and as meek and mild as a…
Has a gold brooch with the engraving: Love conquers all
The Squire
A 20-year old who loves to sing and play the flute all day long
The Wife of Bath
This worthy and worldly pilgrim has been married five times
27 terms
canterbury tales characters
the knight
the wife of bath
the pardoner
the miller
brave, experienced, and prudent. messy rusted bloody chainmai…
bath=town, seamstress, married 5 times, flirty
collected profits for himself, fraud, greasy long hair, no be…
stout, brawny, bad temper, hard worker, crude, cheater, hates…
the knight
brave, experienced, and prudent. messy rusted bloody chainmai…
the wife of bath
bath=town, seamstress, married 5 times, flirty
30 terms
The Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Knight's Son (Squire)
Yeoman
Nun - Prioress
Highest Ranked... A Chivalrous man... Fought for his Lord in war WE…
The Knight's Apprentice... Love and Cadet (Young)... Curly Locks; 2…
Attendant to Both Knight and Son... Ride Together... Hood is green…
Second in command at a Convent... Coy and Simple Smile... First Rel…
The Knight
Highest Ranked... A Chivalrous man... Fought for his Lord in war WE…
The Knight's Son (Squire)
The Knight's Apprentice... Love and Cadet (Young)... Curly Locks; 2…
Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Miller
The Summoner
From the upper class, the Knight is a humble, chivalrous, and…
Also from the upper class, the wife of bath goes to a pilgrim…
As a part of the upper merchant class, the miller goes on a p…
The summoner is part of the church class but was not really s…
The Knight
From the upper class, the Knight is a humble, chivalrous, and…
The Wife of Bath
Also from the upper class, the wife of bath goes to a pilgrim…
25 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
The Monk
The Oxford Cleric
The Pardoner
The Knight
Hunter, wears fur, doesn't spend time in prayer
Extremely thin and poor, loves books
Deceives people with fake religious relics, rather effeminate…
Great soldier, generous and honorable
The Monk
Hunter, wears fur, doesn't spend time in prayer
The Oxford Cleric
Extremely thin and poor, loves books
Canterbury Tales Characters
Summoner
Wife of Bath
Host
Miller
Ugly, has carbuncles, catches people breaking church law and…
Independent and flirty, has been married five times and is lo…
Jolly and fun-loving, the contest is his idea
Pig-like man who likes to head butt doors and tell dirty jokes
Summoner
Ugly, has carbuncles, catches people breaking church law and…
Wife of Bath
Independent and flirty, has been married five times and is lo…
Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Miller
The Summoner
Social Status:Upper Class... Dress:Gaily, Dull, and Tunic Staine…
Social Status: Upper Class... Dress: Kerchiefs , Finely Woven... Ph…
Social Status: Upper Merchant... Dress: Sword and Buckler... Physic…
Social Status: Clergy... Dress: Garland... Physical Characteristics…
The Knight
Social Status:Upper Class... Dress:Gaily, Dull, and Tunic Staine…
The Wife of Bath
Social Status: Upper Class... Dress: Kerchiefs , Finely Woven... Ph…
20 terms
CANTERBURY TALES CHARACTERS
SQUIRE
FRIAR
WIFE OF BATH
MONK
Son of Knight... Fought in 100 years war... Well rounded in skills…
Nice clothes... Wanton (sexually unrestrained)... Special orders fr…
Somewhat deaf... Women feared her... Nice clothes... Gap teeth... Lost of…
Hunts... Has expensive books... Nice clothes... Bald and fat... Narrator:…
SQUIRE
Son of Knight... Fought in 100 years war... Well rounded in skills…
FRIAR
Nice clothes... Wanton (sexually unrestrained)... Special orders fr…
Canterbury tales character and tales
Significance of the setting
Springtime
He was a verray, parfait gentil knight
Full weel she soong the service dyvyne…
Springtime. Nature is flowering and people are too (religious…
A symbol of both courtly love (may) and erotic love. Both the…
Chaucer (speaker). About the knight. ... The knights armour is s…
Chaucer (speaker), the Prioress. ... Clothing as symbol. ... The Pr…
Significance of the setting
Springtime. Nature is flowering and people are too (religious…
Springtime
A symbol of both courtly love (may) and erotic love. Both the…
Canterbury Tales Characters 1
Knight
Skipper
Parson
Summoner
The Best Possible person ever who followed chivalry
A good guy, but not in battle. Prisoners walked the plank. Kn…
Holy and virtuous man. Always working for his people. A count…
Not a good man. Gathered up sinners who would pay to be pardo…
Knight
The Best Possible person ever who followed chivalry
Skipper
A good guy, but not in battle. Prisoners walked the plank. Kn…
22 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress
Epitome of English Society
"Lady's Man" knight in training
Hard-working middle class archer/farmer
Nun who loved animals more than people
Knight
Epitome of English Society
Squire
"Lady's Man" knight in training
18 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Follows chivalry code, dedicated to his job, courageous, trus…
Son of the Knight, feminine (gown with flowers, "fresh as the…
Landowner, serves the lord, emphasis on gear (clean, unused),…
Red lips, many sexual innuendos, "spoke French" (dirty French…
Knight
Follows chivalry code, dedicated to his job, courageous, trus…
Squire
Son of the Knight, feminine (gown with flowers, "fresh as the…
17 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight- Feudal Social Class
The Squire- Feudal Social Class
The Nun- Ecclesiastical Social Class
The Monk- Ecclesiastical Social Class
(Physical) Strong; (Clothing) wore fustian tunic stained and…
(Physical) Young, average height, stocky, curly hair, 20 year…
(Physical) Red lips, not "under grown", gray eyes, developed,…
(Physical) Bald, chubby; (Clothing) "Tricked out" cloak; (Per…
The Knight- Feudal Social Class
(Physical) Strong; (Clothing) wore fustian tunic stained and…
The Squire- Feudal Social Class
(Physical) Young, average height, stocky, curly hair, 20 year…
The Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Followed Chivalry, had been in many battles, jousted and kill…
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
"a proper forester" , carried bow and arrows, was weathered,…
"prioress" refined, elegant, pretentious, had several small d…
The Knight
Followed Chivalry, had been in many battles, jousted and kill…
The Squire
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
23 terms
The Canterbury Tales Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Nun
distinguished, honorable--15 mortal battles
young--son of the knight--brave
well-armed--servant of the knight
French--wore coral bracelet--had good manner
Knight
distinguished, honorable--15 mortal battles
Squire
young--son of the knight--brave
Canterbury Tales Characters II
Parson
Plowman
Miller
Manciple
Shepherd to his flock, only good religious leader character
honest, unskilled worker, Christian role model, hauled dung
used his thumb to add weight when weighing grain so he could…
bought food for law students, illiterate
Parson
Shepherd to his flock, only good religious leader character
Plowman
honest, unskilled worker, Christian role model, hauled dung
22 terms
The Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Squire
The Yeoman
a Nun (Madam Eglantyne)
• genteel man who loved truth, freedom, ... chivalry and honor,…
• the knight's son, about 20 years old... • ladies' man, handsom…
• servant to the knight and squire... • outdoorsman, talented wo…
• or Prioress, spoke French (but very poorly), eats in a ... ref…
The Knight
• genteel man who loved truth, freedom, ... chivalry and honor,…
The Squire
• the knight's son, about 20 years old... • ladies' man, handsom…
Canterbury Tales characters
Knight
Monk
Prioress
Squire
Perfect, gentle, exemplary in battle, handsome, great weaponry
Hunter, out of uniform, bald, greased, jolly
Simple, polite, very feminine
20 years old, can do everything, red/white are his colors
Knight
Perfect, gentle, exemplary in battle, handsome, great weaponry
Monk
Hunter, out of uniform, bald, greased, jolly
22 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Epitome of English Society
"Lady's Man" knight in training
Hard-working middle class archer/farmer
Nun who loved animals more than people
Knight
Epitome of English Society
Squire
"Lady's Man" knight in training
21 terms
The Canterbury Tales Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress (Nun)
Wore dirty and worn clothes from his military experiences. He…
A lover of music and played the flute. Would dance and sing.…
Wore a coat and a green hood. Wielded a bow and arrow, shield…
Wore many fancy items and had good manners. She acts as if sh…
Knight
Wore dirty and worn clothes from his military experiences. He…
Squire
A lover of music and played the flute. Would dance and sing.…
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