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" Meanwhile in 1374 he was appointed Comptroller of the Customs and Subsidy of Wools, Skins, and Tanned Hides... "
Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages - Page ix
by Percy Society - 1847
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De controversia in curia militari inter Ricardum Le Scrope et ..., Volume 2

Sir Richard Le Scrope - Heraldry - 1832
...Edw. III. m. 8. GEOFFREY- London.1 On the 8th June 1374 he was appointed Comptroller CHAUCER, ESQ. of the Customs and Subsidy of Wools, Skins, and Tanned Hides in the Port of London, during the King's pleasure, receiving the same fees as other comptrollers, and it was provided that...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumes 16-17

1849
...when in England. On the 8th June, 1374, shortly after his return from his first mission to Italy, he was appointed Comptroller of the Customs, and Subsidy...Skins, and tanned Hides," in the port of London, and this office he continued to hold for twelve years, though he was bound to write the rolls of his office...
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: Memoir of Chaucer, by Sir Harris ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1845
...commuted for a money payment; and grants of wine seem to have been frequently made with no other object. On the 8th of June 1374, Chaucer was appointed Comptroller...Wools, Skins, and tanned Hides in the Port of London, during the King's pleasure, taking the same fees as other Comptrollers of the Customs and Subsidy....
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 17

1849
...when in England. On tlie 8th June, 1374, shortly after his return from his first mission to Italy, he was appointed Comptroller of the Customs, and Subsidy...Skins, and tanned Hides," in the port of London, and this office he continued to hold for twelve years, though he was bound to write the rolls of his office...
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The North British Review, Volume 10

1849
...when in England. On the 8th June 1374, shortly after his return from his first mission to Italy, he was appointed Comptroller of the Customs, and Subsidy...Skins, and tanned Hides," in the port of London, and this office he continued to hold for twelve years, though he was bound to write the rolls of his office...
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The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer - Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages - 1853 - 226 pages
...ambassador, and that the king was satisfied with his services, we can have no doubt ; for on the 23d of April following the monarch made him a grant for life of a pitoher of wine daily, an appropriate gift for a poet, but which nevertheless seems to have been soon...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...grant for life of a gallon of wine daily ; and in the following June was appointed to the office of comptroller of the customs and subsidy of wools, skins, and tanned hides in the port of London, a post of considerable emolument. Further, in November 1374, the king granted him the wardship of Sir...
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume 1

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1866
...commuted for a money payment ; and grants of wine seem to have been frequently made with no other object. On the 8th of June 1374, Chaucer was appointed Comptroller...Wools, Skins, and tanned Hides in the Port of London, during the King's pleasure, taking the same fees as other Comptrollers of the Customs and Subsidy....
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English Writers. V.1, Pts. 1-2; 2, Pt.1, Volume 2, Issue 1

Henry Morley - 1867
...twenty marks (140/.). In less than another two months after the grant of the daily pitcher of wine, Chaucer was appointed Comptroller of the Customs and...Wools, Skins, and Tanned Hides in the Port of London, during the king's pleasure, taking the same fees as other Comptrollers of the Customs and Subsidy....
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English Writers, Volume 2, Part 1

Henry Morley - 1867
...twenty marks (140Z.). In less than another two months after the grant of the daily pitcher of wine, Chaucer was appointed Comptroller of the Customs and...Wools, Skins, and Tanned Hides in the Port of London, during the king's pleasure, taking the same fees iis other Comptrollers of the Customs and Subsidy....
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