Prologue Project

The nun

3 Physical >She's a very large woman: Chaucer tells us her forehead is a full hand-span broad and, come to think of it, she's not underfed. In keeping with her goal of seeming courtly, the Prioress is very elegantly dressed, with a string of coral beads attached to a pendant that reads "Amor Vincit Omnia," or "Love Conquers All."

3 Characteristics>Pretender,Kind hearted,Nice,saucy

Occupation-sings at mass

Reeve

Social Status: Middle class steward responsible for running the everyday affairs of a feudal manor

Reeve

Dress: long overcoat of bluish gray, rusty blade

Reeve

Physical Characteristics: Old, thin, close shaven, legs like sticks, probably frail

Reeve

Personality Traits: Feared like the plague by serfs and herdsmen - those beneath him, Knowledgeable in his job

Tradesmen

Social Status: Trade class - group who appear as a unit

Tradesmen

Dress: Stylishly dressed Their gear was trim and fresh, knives wrought with purest silver

Tradesmen

Physical Characteristics: Proud men who represented their guild (their group of craftsmen - they are the new emerging middle class

Tradesmen

Personality Traits: Seemed like worthy members of a legislative body

Tradesmen

What is his/her reason in going on this pilgrimage? To represent their group of upcoming craftsmen

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