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What Happened on April 17, 1387

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Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" characters begin their pilgrimage to Canterbury (according to scholars)

Author and Poet Geoffrey Chaucer
Author and Poet
Geoffrey Chaucer

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About April 17, 1387

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 633 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries