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Manciple
Pardoner
Summoner
Miller
Reeve
Plowman
Parson
Priest
Scarlet Red
Deaf
Wife of Bath
Cape of Finisterre
Gothland
Doctor of Physic
Shipman
Cook
Tapiser
Dyer
Webber
Carpenter
Haberdasher
Frankelin
Sergeant of the Law
Oxenford
Clerk
Merchant
Confessional
Bald Head
Friar
Horse
Monk
Saint Eloy
Prioress
Yeoman
Lover and Lusty Bachelor
Teutonic Knights
Squire
Rain Showers
Knight
Tabard
Wife of Bathe

The Prologue Word Search

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summoner
pardoner
manciple
miller
reeve
plowman
parson
Wife of Bath
doctor
skipper
cook
carpetmaker
weaver
carpenter
dyer
haberdasher
franklin
sergeant at law
Oxford cleric
merchant
friar
monk
three priests
nun
prioress
yeoman
squire
knight
pilgrimage
Thomas a Becket
Geoffrey Chaucer

Canterbury Tales Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

What color did the Wife of Bath wear? red
Being ____ represents having lots of money. fat
The color red is made from what? bugs
Feeling or showing contempt. disdainful
Who wrote the Canterbury Tales? Geoffrey Chaucer
When is the best time to go on a pilgrimage? spring
Which character had 5 husbands? wife of bath
A story within another story. frame story
The pilgrimage started at the _________ ____. tabard inn
The pilgrimage ended at the __________ ___________. canterbury cathedral
An opponent or enemy. adversary
To scold or correct, gently or out of kindness. Reprove
To be enough. Siffice
What were the characters in The Pardoners Tale looking for? death
According to The Wife of Bath's Tale, all women want _____. Mastery
What was the hosts name? harry bailey
The ____ had an oozing ulcer on his knee. cook
Geoffrey Chaucer wrote in ____ English. middle
They were going to see the Shrine of St. Thomas ______. becket
The Monk had ___ on his sleeves. fur
The Wife of Bath was a very ______ woman. plump
To satisfy or indulge. gratify
Showing careful judgement in speech and action. discreet
They were traveling to _____. Canterbury
The Prioress had ____ gray eyes. glass
The Yeoman wore a coat and hood of what color? green
The Merchant had a _____ beard. forking
A person that dyes clothes or other material. dyer
The Oxford Cleric was very _____, but life dumb. book smart
The Sergeant at the Law was an experienced _______. Lawyer
The _____ was a wealthy landowner. Franklin
The Cook made a good, thick ____. Soup
The _______ had a farmer's horse. Skipper
The Miller played the ______. Bagpipes
The ____ had carbuncles and pimples. Summoner
The Pardoner had a ____ like voice. Goat
Who came up with the idea of telling the stories? host

The Canterbury Tales Word Search

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sovereignty
coverchief
churl
crone
ovid
midas
incubus
florin
saucy
yeoman
thrice
jousted
chivalry
palmer
parley
rioter
hurdygurdy
prioress
monk
reeve
miller
friar
squire
pardoner
merchant

The Canterbury Tales Prologue Crossword

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Had an ulcer on his leg that oozed the color of his blanc-mange sauce. Cook
Pious clergy member who, rather than requesting tithes, often gave money and goods to the poor in need. Parson
How many times has the Wife of Bath been married? five
Noble pilgrim on pilgrimage to show thanks for safe return from another battle. Knight
An Oxford academic who spent his money on 'books and learning.' Clerk
Medical professional who would prescribe drugs his patients did not need so that his pharmacist friends could make money. Physician
Youthful and 'lusty bachelor' who could sing, dance, joust, and write. Squire
Clergy member who feigned the mannerisms and dress of a lady. Prioress
Fat clergy member who loved hunting and disregarded the rules of Saint Benedict. Monk
The narrator cannot recall this man's name despite his success in trade. Merchant
Wealthy landowner who provided the best food and drink at his home, whatever the season. Franklin
This group includes the haberdasher, the carpenter, the weaver, the dyer, and the carpet maker. Guildsmen
Captain of the Madeleine, who knew the seas but also stole wine. Sailor
This 'hardy and big of brawn and big of bone' pilgrim had a wart with a tuft of red hairs of his nose. Miller
Pilgrim who purchased food and drink for a group of lawyers. Manciple
This overseer of a feudal estate who was feared by his subordinates and even lent money and goods to the lord. Reeve
Yellow-haired pilgrim who sold indulgences and fake relics. Pardoner

Canterbury Tales Crossword

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The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue, and the teller of the first tale. The Knight
She has been married five times and had many other affairs in her youth, making her well practiced in the art of love. The Wife of Bath
Excels in fraud, carrying a bag full of fake relics The Pardoner
Stout and brawny, has a wart on his nose and a big mouth The Miller
Cares little for the Rule; his devotion is to hunting and eating. The Monk
Chaucer’s worldly described him as, has taken to accepting bribes. The Friar
He gets drunk frequently, is irritable, and is not particularly qualified for his position. The Summoner
The leader of the group, he is large, loud, and merry, although he possesses a quick temper. The Host
The only devout churchman in the company, lives in poverty, but is rich in holy thoughts and deeds. The Parson
The Knight’s son and apprentice. The Squire

Canterbury Tales Crossword

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The monk chose to ride on a small pony to show.. Control
Chaucer added that the knight was part of the Crusades because it was becoming... uncommon
Chaucer added that The Wife of Bath had a gap in-between her teeth because it represented... lust
The Parson is different from the Monk and Friar because he's loyal to the church and practices what he... preaches
Despite the Manciple's lack of education, it was ironic that he was in charge of getting provisions for court and college and also fed thirty... Lawyers
Although the Physician was great at helping and healing others, he was struggling in his ____ health. spiritual
In Chaucers time the work "franklin" means what? Freedom
Chaucer mentioned the sore on the cooks leg to show that they weren't... sanitary
These made merchants good money. furs
The summoner has this disease on his face. Leprosy
The Host promises to keep everyone happy, be their guide and arbiter in disputes, and ______ the tales? Judge
The Miller, a drunken, brash, and vulgar man who rudely interrupts the Host, demands that his tale be next, and warns everyone that his tale about a ______ will be vulgar because it is true? Carpenter
The Clerk, a sincere, devout student at Oxford University who loves learning and is _________ by all the pilgrims? Respected
The Shipman A huge, uncouth man who can steer a ship but______ on his horse? Flounders
Prioress has precise manners, eats as an aristocrat would, and wears a gold _____ with "Love conquers all" inscribed in Latin? Brooch
Pardoner is an intellect and uses advanced ______ means to gain his objective. Although he is not a good person, he can preach a good sermon? Psychological
The Man of Law is one of the high justices of the court. He is cautious, suspicious, and wise, and one of the more ______ men among the pilgrims? Cultivated
The Squire A vain, lusty young man and a candidate for______ he can sing, write poetry, and ride a horse very well, and considers himself a lady's man? Knighthood
The Franklin A large and wealthy landowner who enjoys fine living and good ______? Companionship
The Reeve A very old and _______ man who was once a carpenter. He resents the Miller's tale about a stupid old carpenter? Irritable

Canterbury tales characters and vocab Crossword

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Ruling class, wise, modest, and strong Knight
Son of the knight Squire
Peasent class, strong, and hunter Yeoman
Wealthy, neat, and is a nun Prioress
Wealthy, bald, and fat Monk
Wealthy, can sing, and play the harp Friar
Middle class, slender, hollow look Oxford cleric
Middle class, wise, cautious, and accurate Franklin
Middle class, excellent knowledge of medical tricks Doctor
Kind and generous Benevolent
Disguist towards someone Disdain
Not boastful, not bragish Modest
Able to move quickly Agile
Leaving out Omitting

Canterbury Tales Crossword

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1. tunic embroidered with red and white flowers, a "ladies man", 20 years old. S Q U I R E
2. a perfect gentleman, modest, stained tunic KNIGHT
3. a poor man made rich by God's work, kind and soft spoken. P A R S O N
4. wore a green hood, head like a nut. YEOMAN
5. the Parson's brother, a farmer, honest worker. PLOWMAN
6. gave the impression of being busier than he was, wore a multi-colored coat. SERGEANT AT LAW
7. had white beard, red face, loved expensive food and wine. FRANKLIN
8. red faced covered with carbuncles, drank until he was hazy, smelled of garlic and onions. S U M M O N E R
9. old, thin, cranky, mean to his workers, stole from his master. REEVE
10. a prioress, concerned with manners, wide forehead. NUN
11. frugal man, outwits his masters M A N C I P L E
12. keeps gifts in his pocket for pretty girls, knew tavern keepers and barmaids well. F R I A R
13. wore a motley tunic, had a forked beard, Flemish beaver cap. MERCHANT
14. had 5 husbands, wore red stockings, attractive, slightly deaf. WIFE OF BATH
15. an accomplished sailor, not a nice man, wore a daggar on a lanyard. SKIPPER
16. fat, bells on his saddle, a hunter, wore a gold pin and fur lined cloak. MONK
17. thin, spends more on books than food. Thin horse. CLERIC
18. wore blood red and blue striped garment; had a love of gold; sly dealings with apothecaries. D O C T O R
19. waxy, yellow hair that "hung like rat tails", bulging eyes, sold fake holy relics. P A R D O N E R
20. large, strong fellow, red beard, black nostrils, loud, told dirty stories. M I L L E R

Chaucer crossword

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The _______ Tales Canterbury
Chaucer’s ______ Inn Tabard
Seller of papal indulgences; The ______’s Tale Pardoner
Language used by Chaucer Middle English
“A proper forester” Yeoman
the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Satire
A journey to a sacred place, usually religious in nature Pilgrimage
Chaucer was the first to popularize this language English
“He loved so hotly that til dawn grew pale / He slept as little as a nightingale.“ The Squire
master of his trade; knew how to boil, bake, roast, and fry Cook
Mode of transportation Horses
In order to decide who would tell the first tale, the pilgrims drew _____. Straws
a highly formal and ritualized relationship (usually forbidden) between a "knight" and a "lady". Courtly love
qualities idealized by the Medieval knights such as bravery, courtesy, honor and great gallantry toward women. Code of Chivalry
The amount of times the Wife of Bath has been married Five
According to the Wife of Bath, women want power over _______ Men
Considered the Father of English Poetry Geoffrey Chaucer
Arcite and Palamon have sworn an oath to ______ Brotherhood
Theseus believes ______ is the equalizer to death Love
Sport of Knights Jousting

Knights Tale Crossword

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Who is Chaucer in Knights Tale Narrator
Who is the highest member of the group Knight
Who drugs the guards and escapes from prison Palamon
Who is freed by intersession of a powerful friend Arcite
What is the theme of Knights Tale ideal love
What is another theme of Knights Tale chivalrous conduct
How many pilgrims are making the journey to Canterbury thirty
How many tales did Chaucer actually complete twenty-three
Who represents corruption, greed, and abuse of power in the church Clergy
Who is the jolly drunk Miller
Who is the knight's son Squire
Who proposes the story-telling game Host
Who is the forester and a servant to the knight Yeoman
Who manages the estates of the Prioress and the monastery Monk
Who is a religious who has taken a vow of poverty and is licensed to beg Friar
Who is a chaplain to the Prioress Nun
Who wanted to control her husband Wife of Bath
Who was the lusty liver? Squire
The Merchant; the Man of Law; the Franklin; the Haberdasher; the Carpenter; the Weaver; the Dyer; the Tapestry-Maker; the Shipman; the Physician; the Wife of Bath; the Miller; the Manciple; the Reeve; and the Host were part of what class Middle
The Prioress; the Monk; the Friar; the Nun; the Priest; the Cleric; the Parson; the Summoner; and the Pardoner were members of what Clergy