Ellesmere Chaucer

The Summoner

8.  The Summoner.  (Bailiff of an Ecclesiastical Court) 

Of his visage children were aferd.
A gerland hadde he set upon his heed, 
As greet as it were for an ale stake.  
A bokeleer hadde he maad hym of a cake.

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B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library
C. W. Post/Long Island University
May, 2004

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