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Chaucer's Tabard Inn

Chaucer's Tabard Inn Chaucer's Tabard Inn

Erection date: 23/11/2003

Inscription

Geoffrey Chaucer, 1342 - 1400, England's greatest medieval poet and author of the "Canterbury Tales".
The Tabard Inn, site from which Chaucer's pilgrims set off in April 1386.
London Borough of Southwark - Voted by the People

Unveiled by Terry Jones of the Pythons.

Site: Chaucer's Tabard Inn (1 memorial)

SE1, Talbot Yard

 The plaque is apparently on the oldest building in Talbot Yard.

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Chaucer's Tabard Inn

Subjects commemorated Information

Tabard Inn

Set up by an abbot from Winchester to give his brethren somewhere to stay in ...

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Geoffrey Chaucer

Poet and administrator. Whilst living in the Aldgate, as the ‘Comptroller of ...

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Chaucer's Tabard Inn

Created by Information

Southwark Council

The London Borough of Southwark was created as an amalgamation of the Metropo...

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