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William Caxton, Publisher and Translator

Born in Hadlow, Kent around 1420, William Caxton traveled to London┬ásomewhere between the age of 14 and 16 to serve as an apprentice to a London merchant, When Caxton’s master passed, Caxton inherited a sum large enough to begin his … Continue reading

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History of the Age of Chaucer and Life in England (1350 -1500): An Overview

Chivalry of the earlier Anglo-Norman period soon fell into disfavor, and the age of Chaucer was the earmark of society’s evolution from medievalism to modernism. During this period, we find religious heretics, Wycliffe, and the Lollards. The emphasis changed to … Continue reading

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