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HENGWRT PINKHURST TIDBITS PART 2

THE HENGWRT CHAUCER is the oldest known manuscript of The Canterbury Tales. Yesterday here at SimanaitisSays, I shared several tidbits of Christopher De Hamel’s encounter with the Hengwrt at the … Continue reading

September 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

HENGWRT PINKHURST TIDBITS PART 1

ADAM PINKHURST was a scribe during Chaucer’s time, the late 1300s and early 1400s. The Hengwrt Chaucer, c. 1400, is the earliest known example of Chaucer’s most famous work, The … Continue reading

September 13, 2019 · Leave a comment