The Canterbury Tales:
- A collection of tales written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century
- Mostly in prose (the ordinary form of spoken or written language, without metrical structure, as distinguished from poetry or verse).
- Told as part of a story - telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel from Southwark to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral.
- These pilgrims include a Knight, his son the Squire…