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A franklin was the sergeant's chief delight

DMI number:
18342
Poem Aliases
Chaucer. Canterbury Tales. General Prologue
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
A franklin was the sergeant's chief delight
Last Line:
Renowned for courtesy by all beloved
Poem Genre / Form:
Character, Couplet, and Imitation / translation / paraphrase
Themes:
Food and drink
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Author:
Thomas Betterton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from 'Chaucer's Characters' (The Franklin). Betterton (1712): 264-266
Translated from:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
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Last Line:
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Relationship:
Extract Of/Extracted In
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer, modernis'd [Vol. I] [ESTC T75505] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.15
Poem Title:
The Franklin, or Country-Gentleman.
Attribution:
By Mr. Betterton
Attributed To:
Thomas Betterton
Title:
The Canterbury tales of Chaucer, modernis'd by several hands [Vol I] [ESTC T75503]
Page No(s):
pp. 20-21
Poem Title:
The Franklin, or Country-Gentleman.
Attribution:
By Mr. Betterton
Attributed To:
Thomas Betterton