Geoffrey Chaucer was an Engliſch poet, þe whiche wrot Þe Caunterbury Tales. He was on lijf fro þe yeer oo þuſind & iij. c. & xliij. til to þe yeer oo þuſind & iiij. c. He is þouȝt oo of þe grete poets of his tid. He eek wrot Þe Parlement of Foules, and Troilus & Criseyde, and dyuers oþir bokes.