People that represent the summoner from the canterbury tales?

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  • 8 years ago
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    i know many but they are not famous people. The summoner, as I am sure you know was like a bailiff of the church and called people up to the bench for their crimes - like adultery, etc. In the Tales he was a nasty bit of work and gave Chaucer that wonderful line "ful prively a finch eek coude he pul" which meant he could pull young girls. He drank heavily and his breath smelt. He also had bad acne.

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