The Canterbury Tales

what work was written to commemorate richard II's marriage?


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I can find no work that specifically mentions being written to commemorate Richard II's marriage, although he provided money for Chaucer to live comfortably in his court doing various errands, some political for him. Richard and his first wife Anne had Chaucer around for, among other things, reading to the court aloud; once Anne died, however, Richard changed and became increasingly tyrannical. His second wife, Isabella, was only six when she was sent to Richard's court to marry him. Richard was ultimately overthrown by the man who would become Henry IV.