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Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate



Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate

This is where the old Aldgate used to be, watched by Chaucer.

Location: 2 Aldgate High Street, London

Description: This is where the old Aldgate Gate stood, one of the gates of walled London City. Geoffrey Chaucer, author of the Canterbury Tales, lived above the city gate of Aldgate from 1374 before he mysteriously disappeared (a mystery unsolved to this day). Chaucher He paid no rent for his dwelling, which was obtained as result of his post as Controller of Customs.

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Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate

This is where the old Aldgate used to be, watched by Chaucer.


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Chaucer Lived Over the Aldgate

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