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13 terms
English Canterbury tales characters
The knight
The yemem
The squire
The nun
Loyal and honorable
Wears green, robin hood like, took care of his things
Knights son, lusty, nice clothes, cares about his appearance
Vain, A crown broach, pretty, thigh forehead, red lips
The knight
Loyal and honorable
The yemem
Wears green, robin hood like, took care of his things
16 terms
English Canterbury tales characters
The skipper
The Franklin
The sergeant at law
The merchant
Takes no prisoners
A land-owner, or freeman, who loves to impress guests
Can quote law and find its loopholes
Forked beard, dishonest
The skipper
Takes no prisoners
The Franklin
A land-owner, or freeman, who loves to impress guests
46 terms
English Canterbury Tales Characters
Members of the the Feudal System?(5)
Members of Religious Life? (7)
Members of the Emerging Middle Class?…
Represents all that is good about knig…
Knight... Squire... Yeoman ... Franklin ... Reeve
Prioress ... Monk... Friar ... Oxford Clerc/Student ... Parson... Summoner…
Merchant ... Lawyer ... Tradesmen ... Doctor... Cook ... Skipper (Sailor)... Wi…
Knight
Members of the the Feudal System?(5)
Knight... Squire... Yeoman ... Franklin ... Reeve
Members of Religious Life? (7)
Prioress ... Monk... Friar ... Oxford Clerc/Student ... Parson... Summoner…
English Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
Squire
Summoner
Wife of Bath
-Chaucer likes him ... -Person thqt recieves land ... - not daily d…
- Chaucer likes him ... -Man who has a higher social standing, (…
- Chaucer does not like him... -someone who calls people in chur…
-chaucer doesn't like him ... -worthy woman in Bath City ... -large…
The Knight
-Chaucer likes him ... -Person thqt recieves land ... - not daily d…
Squire
- Chaucer likes him ... -Man who has a higher social standing, (…
15 terms
English Canterbury Tales Characters
Franklin
Doctor of Physic
Clerk (Oxford Cleric)
Prioress, a nun
a landowner of considerable land with wealth, but not of nobl…
He knew new astronomy (astrology) and something of nature, bu…
Divinity student at Oxford. He is extremely thin on a thin ho…
Madame Eglantine; a gentle lady; well-educated, though her Fr…
Franklin
a landowner of considerable land with wealth, but not of nobl…
Doctor of Physic
He knew new astronomy (astrology) and something of nature, bu…
23 terms
English Canterbury Tales Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress
Distinguished, Honorable, Follows code of Chivalry
young man, passionate, as fresh as the month as May, lad of f…
head like a nut, face is brown, wears a St. Christopher medal
nun, doesn't act like it, wears nun clothes in a sexy manner…
Knight
Distinguished, Honorable, Follows code of Chivalry
Squire
young man, passionate, as fresh as the month as May, lad of f…
23 terms
The Canterbury Tales Characters - English
knight
squire
yeoman
nun
good person; wise and modest; gentleman; top of nobility; goe…
knight in training; lover and fighter; agility and strength;…
servant to knight; "coat and hood of green and peacock-feathe…
simple and coy; Madam Eglantyne; spoke French; flirty; consci…
knight
good person; wise and modest; gentleman; top of nobility; goe…
squire
knight in training; lover and fighter; agility and strength;…
14 terms
English Canterbury Tales Characters
knight
the squire
the nun: Eglantyne
the monk
perfect example of chivalry, fighter in just wars
knight's son, curly locks, handsome, a lover
large women, elegant nose, animal lover
fat, dresses nicely, likes hunting, eats swan
knight
perfect example of chivalry, fighter in just wars
the squire
knight's son, curly locks, handsome, a lover
19 terms
English: Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Oxford Cleric
the squire
yeoman
-chivalrous... -15 mortal battles... - fought wherever he was neede…
- spent money on books ... - thin... - threadbare clothing... - somber…
- a knight in training... - interested in the ladies... - has the p…
proper forester ... proper equipment ... wears green... medal of st. c…
The Knight
-chivalrous... -15 mortal battles... - fought wherever he was neede…
The Oxford Cleric
- spent money on books ... - thin... - threadbare clothing... - somber…
8 terms
English Canterbury tales characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Nobility... Brave... Honest... Older... Dressed like a commoner... Humble ... W…
Nobility... Apprentice... 20 years old... Dressed in bright clothes... Ar…
Nobility ... Coat/hood of green... Bow and arrow... Sword/dagger... Face…
Clergy... Well educated... Knows French... Eats a lot ... Manners... Compass…
Knight
Nobility... Brave... Honest... Older... Dressed like a commoner... Humble ... W…
Squire
Nobility... Apprentice... 20 years old... Dressed in bright clothes... Ar…
22 terms
English Canterbury Tales characters
Knight
The Squire
The Yeoman
The Prioress (Madame Eglentyne)
Good guy; noble pilgrim; followed the knight's code of conduc…
A strong, beautiful 20 year old man with curly blond hair; ha…
A freeborn male servant who wore green from head to toe; carr…
Woman not in the royal court but imitated its manners; she wa…
Knight
Good guy; noble pilgrim; followed the knight's code of conduc…
The Squire
A strong, beautiful 20 year old man with curly blond hair; ha…
22 terms
English - "Canterbury Tales" Characters
Knight... 1.) Occupation?... 2.) Affiliation…
Squire... 1.) Occupation?... 2.) Affiliation…
Yeoman... 1.) Occupation?... 2.) Affiliation…
Nun... 1.) Occupation?... 2.) Affiliation?... 3…
1.) a wealthy landowner... 2.) member of noble (upper) class... 3.)…
1.) an attendant to the knight... 2.) member of the noble class…
1.) knight's servant; small landowner... 2.) member of the peasa…
1.) 2nd in command at a convent... 2.) member of the clergy clas…
Knight... 1.) Occupation?... 2.) Affiliation…
1.) a wealthy landowner... 2.) member of noble (upper) class... 3.)…
Squire... 1.) Occupation?... 2.) Affiliation…
1.) an attendant to the knight... 2.) member of the noble class…
23 terms
ENGLISH MIDTERM: Canterbury Tales-Characters
The Knight
The Squire
The Yeoman
The Prioress
followed values of truth, honor, generosity, and courtesy; fo…
(knights aid) cared about winning over women; courteous, humb…
(a free hunter/woodsman); knew everything about woodcraft; ha…
(nun in charge) very flirtatious; tries hard to speak in fren…
The Knight
followed values of truth, honor, generosity, and courtesy; fo…
The Squire
(knights aid) cared about winning over women; courteous, humb…
84 terms
English 2H Canterbury Tales Characters
The knight
The knight
The knight
The squire
Portrays perfect example of chivalry
"Modest as a maid"
Wore a stained and dark tunic from battle
The Knights son
The knight
Portrays perfect example of chivalry
The knight
"Modest as a maid"
23 terms
English 4 The Canterbury Tales Characters
Knight
Squire(son of the knight)
Yeoman
Nun
Haas really nice horses and takes good care of them but he hi…
really curly hair, he is a lover. Great agility and strength…
Guy who accompanies the night and squire. Spends a lot of tim…
Grey eyes and little red mouth. She tries very hard to look g…
Knight
Haas really nice horses and takes good care of them but he hi…
Squire(son of the knight)
really curly hair, he is a lover. Great agility and strength…
24 terms
English 11: Canterbury Tales Characters
The Narrator
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
- Also a character in his book... - Should be wary of accepting…
- First pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue; te…
- Seamstress by occupation; seems to be professional wife... - 5…
- Job: grant papal indulgences (reprieves from penance in exc…
The Narrator
- Also a character in his book... - Should be wary of accepting…
The Knight
- First pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue; te…
24 terms
English 2310 - Characters in Canterbury Tales
The Narrator
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
gregarious and naive... accused by host as being silent and s…
ideal Christian man-at-arms. 15 crusades. Brave, experienced,…
seamstress, but a professional wife. married five times and h…
granted paid indulgences. carried fake relics like the veil o…
The Narrator
gregarious and naive... accused by host as being silent and s…
The Knight
ideal Christian man-at-arms. 15 crusades. Brave, experienced,…
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…
9 terms
English II- Canterbury Tales Characters
chaucer
knight
wife of bath
pardoner
narrator
ideal christian man, brave, experienced, prudent
married 5 times, expert on marriage, deaf, tooth gap
forgives people's sins for a price, likes money
chaucer
narrator
knight
ideal christian man, brave, experienced, prudent
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…
15 terms
English Midterm - Canterbury Tales Characters
knight
squire
yeoman
prioress
highest social standing, dresses and acts with modesty, wears…
knight's son, dresses showy, learned social graces and knows…
overarmed for the pilgrimage, dresses like Robin Hood, has bo…
nun named Eglantine, charming, speaks French, coy, not a very…
knight
highest social standing, dresses and acts with modesty, wears…
squire
knight's son, dresses showy, learned social graces and knows…
English 4: The Canterbury Tales Characters
Madame Eglentyne
franklin
parson
yeoman
the prioress
landed gentry; one of the Guildsmen
represents the ideal clergyman
accompanied the knight
Madame Eglentyne
the prioress
franklin
landed gentry; one of the Guildsmen
28 terms
English II: Canterbury Tales Characters
Who did the narrator meet at the Tabar…
Why was everyone at the Tabard?
What were they going to see?
He has been in many battles. He was tr…
29 pilgrims
They were on their way making a pilgrimage to Canterbury
They were going to see the shrine of St. Thomas a Becket
The Knight
Who did the narrator meet at the Tabar…
29 pilgrims
Why was everyone at the Tabard?
They were on their way making a pilgrimage to Canterbury
23 terms
AP English characters in Canterbury Tales
knight
knights son
yeoman
nun
honorable, generous, courteous fought in many wars have nice…
served in army about 20 yrs old fathers assistant short gown…
with knight and knights son wearing green riding masters hors…
coy faker sinner wannabe play hard to get is flirty swears wh…
knight
honorable, generous, courteous fought in many wars have nice…
knights son
served in army about 20 yrs old fathers assistant short gown…
26 terms
English - Midterm - Canterbury Tales Characters
The Narrator
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
He is also a character in his book. Different from author. Gr…
The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
She seems to be a professional wife. Married five times and h…
Granted papal indulgences—reprieves from penance in exchange…
The Narrator
He is also a character in his book. Different from author. Gr…
The Knight
The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
21 terms
English Canterbury Tales characters test
Knight
Squire
Hunter
Madame Eglantyne
Has fought in many battles and keeps the peace in the pilmagr…
Has an embroidered shirt and the picture of youth
Wears all green and carries a bow and arrow, dagger, shield,…
Keeps pet dogs when she shouldn't and wears a piece of jewelr…
Knight
Has fought in many battles and keeps the peace in the pilmagr…
Squire
Has an embroidered shirt and the picture of youth
6 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters: Clergy
Monk
Friar Hubert
Nun
Parson
Clergey: ignores most rules, bald and overweight, likes to hu…
Clergy: charges people for confession and prayers, likes to d…
Clergy: Big lady who likes to eat meat, yet loves animals and…
Clergy: Very dedicated church member, giving and charitable,…
Monk
Clergey: ignores most rules, bald and overweight, likes to hu…
Friar Hubert
Clergy: charges people for confession and prayers, likes to d…
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…
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…
29 terms
English Canterbury Tales Character List
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
The Miller
He has participated in no less than fifteen of the greatest c…
Seems to be a professional wife, she loves marriage and sex,…
He collects profits for himself. The Pardoner also has a gift…
Threatens the host's notion of property when he insists on te…
The Knight
He has participated in no less than fifteen of the greatest c…
The Wife of Bath
Seems to be a professional wife, she loves marriage and sex,…
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…
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…
19 terms
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…
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…
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…
53 terms
Canterbury Tales Characters
Speaker
Knight
Knight
Knight
narrator, joins the pilgrimage in Southwark
brave, honest, strong, generous, courteous, chivalrous
survived 15 mortal battles, led the van
modest, well-respected
Speaker
narrator, joins the pilgrimage in Southwark
Knight
brave, honest, strong, generous, courteous, chivalrous
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…
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…
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…
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,…
"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…
9 terms
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
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…
22 terms
Rogalski English 3: Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Squire
The Nun
The Monk
-Everyone sees him as perfect (what Chaucer satires) by sayin…
-The Knight's son and apprentice. The Squire is curly-haired,…
- Loves small animals and food, lives well, is large... - "simpl…
- fat and happy, loves good food and wine, and finds the tave…
The Knight
-Everyone sees him as perfect (what Chaucer satires) by sayin…
The Squire
-The Knight's son and apprentice. The Squire is curly-haired,…
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
23 terms
English Exam: Prologue Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
The Miller
Has participated in no less than 15 of the great crusades of…
A seamstress who has been married five times (present herself…
Collected profits for himself by forgiving people's sins for…
Has a wart on his nose and a big mouth. He ruins the Host's s…
The Knight
Has participated in no less than 15 of the great crusades of…
The Wife of Bath
A seamstress who has been married five times (present herself…
6 terms
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…
30 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Carpenter
Clerk of Oxford
Cook
Doctor of Medicine
woodworker
quiet, devoted to books and education, poor
good chef, has an ulcer in his knee
very proper and smart, worked hard for his image, used astron…
Carpenter
woodworker
Clerk of Oxford
quiet, devoted to books and education, poor
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