We look at Chaucer’s knight and his retinue of squire and yeoman (archer). How do the descriptions in the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales help us understand the military service of the soldiers we identify in our databases? We discuss activities such as chevauchées, crusading, and other military activities. We describe the sources we use such as muster rolls, letters of protection, appointments of attorney, and the Court of Chivalry. We elaborate our methodology and record linkage
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