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‘And gret wel Chaucer whan ye mete’

Chaucer’s Earliest Readers, Addressees and Audiences

Sebastian Sobecki

the scribe Adam, the scrivener Spencer and the poets Gower and Strode, another writer must have enjoyed access to this work: Thomas Usk, the undersheriff for London who was executed during the purges of the Merciless Parliament in 1388. Usk borrows