Tag Archive: Canterbury Tales

MAP#73: The Canterbury Tales: The Miller’s Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer

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The Canterbury Tales is a collection of 24 stories written Geoffrey Chaucer between 1387–1400. The tales are presented as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from London to Canterbury to visit the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. The Miller’s Tale is…

MAP#65: The Pardoner’s Tale (Canterbury Tales)

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Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales toward the end of the 14th century. The tales are a story telling contest by a group of pilgrims traveling to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. Today we are going to listen to The Pardoner’s Tale, a tale of greed, treachery and betrayal. The Pardoner’s…

Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: A Rocky Mountain Medieval Pilgrimmage

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This past weekend The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association (RMMRA) held their 46th annual meeting. While not as big as the KZoo conference it allows for more interaction with the presenters both during the sessions and in between sessions. The conference titled: “Peregrinatio pro amore Dei: Aspects of Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and…

Canterbury Tales bring medieval fun to Belton

A real summer treat is in store at Belton House, between Sleaford and Grantham. On Friday July 22, Pantaloons Theatre Company bring Chaucer’s pilgrims to life in this brand new adaptation of the medieval classic, the Canterbury Tales. With a contemporary twist, the performance brings music, laughter and tears as a cast of larger than…