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File:Chaucer 1602.jpg


Image of Geoffrey Chaucer from Speght's edition of 1602. This is out of copyright, and all rights of the illustrator extinguished in the United Kingdom, since it is more than 70 -- more like 370 -- years after the death of the artist.

Date 1602
Source Scan from a copy of my own.
Author Unknown
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