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Chaucer's Knight: The Portrait of a Medieval Mercenary

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Chaucer's Knight: The Portrait of a Medieval Mercenary - Jones, Terry
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Since it was first published in 1980, Terry Jones' study of "Chaucer's Knight" has proved to be one of the most enduringly popular and controversial books ever to hit the world of Chaucer scholarship. The former "Python" offers an imaginative and authoritative account of the Knight in the Canterbury Tales, which questions the accepted view of him as a paragon of Christian chivalry, and argues that he is in fact no more than a professional mercenary who has spent his life in the service of petty despots and tyrants around ...

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Chaucer's Knight: The Portrait of a Medieval Mercenary 1985, Methuen Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780413575104

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Chaucer's Knight: The Portrait of a Medieval Mercenary 1980, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807106914

Hardcover