This collection of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century documents is designed for students of Chaucer and Middle English literature. It makes readily available accounts of key historical events and descriptions of pertinent cultural phemena. * Brings together in one volume fourteenth- and fifteenth-century historical and cultural texts. * Documents shed light on the themes and styles that appear in Chaucer and other Middle English literature. * Contains twelve important images from the period. * Concise introductions and bibliographies accompany all documents.
Matthew Boyd Goldie is Assistant Professor of English at Rider University.