Medieval London

Print edition of The Canterbury Tales (1476)

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Title

Print edition of The Canterbury Tales (1476)

Subject

Recreation and Games

Description

This page belongs to an edition of The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, printed by William Caxton in London in 1476. These tales and others of chivalry, adventure, and romance became extremely popular and sold quickly among the city's upper-class citizens. Literate, lower-class Londoners were also able to enjoy sections of the new stories through affordable pamphlets.

Creator

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Printer: William Caxton

Date

1476 Late Medieval (1485-1600)

Contributor

Katherine Smith

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

H 240 mm; W 163 mm

Files

Collection

Citation

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer; Printer: William Caxton, “Print edition of The Canterbury Tales (1476),” Medieval London, accessed September 25, 2018, http://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/288.
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