or whether Chaucer, when on his visit to Genoa, specially visited the Italian, it does not appear.but the only reason that such a visit could not have occurred lies in the fact that Petrarch himself does not record. Many of his close friends were executed and he himself moved to Kent to get away from events in London. Chaucer's Summoner is portrayed as guilty of the very kinds of sins for which he is threatening to bring others to court, and is hinted as having a corrupt relationship with the Pardoner. The tales (mostly written in verse, although some are in prose ) are presented as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from London.
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Monastic orders, which originated from a desire to follow an ascetic lifestyle separated from the world, had by Chaucer's time become increasingly entangled in worldly matters. History of Blood-letting The Four Humours Medicine in the Middle Ages: Healing the Sick in Medieval Times Disease in the 14th Century BBC on Islamic Hospitals Measures for Measures - Medieval Measurements Who Invented Arabic Numerals? Chaucer's Tales differs from most other story "collections" in this genre chiefly in its intense variation. Glossary: Gothic Field Guide to Architectural Terms. Pearsall, Derek Albert (1985).