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The reliquary used to transport Beckett's remains

Oculus from the Camera degli Sposi (wedding chamber), Andrea Mantegna, fresco, Palazzo Ducale, Mantua

A candle marks the original location of Beckett's Shrine (Canterbury Cathedral photo)

Canterbury Cathedral photo, Becket's Shrine, Trinity Chapel - The candle on the floor marks the site of the medieval shrine of St Thomas Becket. This was the holiest site in medieval England, and a destination for countless thousands of pilgrims.

Performance poet Patience Agbabi's "21st Century Remix" of The Canterbury Tales will be published by Canongate in April 2013 Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Bloomberg/Getty

Performance poet Patience Agbabi's Century Remix" of The Canterbury Tales will be published by Canongate in April 2013 Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Bloomberg/Getty

The Wife of Bath has so successfully occupied the popular imagination she even has a rose named after her (as well as pubs, restaurants, china, tea towels, figurines and countless paintings and illustrations...)

The Wife of Bath has so successfully occupied the popular imagination she even has a rose named after her (as well as pubs, restaurants, china, tea towels, figurines and countless paintings and illustrations.

The Wife of Bath - Wordcloud!

The Wife of Bath - Wordcloud!

Chaucer's Tomb in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey

Chaucer's Tomb in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey. I am a direct descendant of Chaucer.

January 2014: Gary Lagden from Tangere Arts plays the slippery Pardoner, with musicians Hannah Marshall and Christopher Preece in the background. Photograph: Manuel Harlan

January Gary Lagden from Tangere Arts plays the slippery Pardoner, with musicians Hannah Marshall and Christopher Preece in the background.

Detail of an illuminated edition of The Canterbury Tales from The British Library

'The Canterbury Tales' by Geoffrey Chaucer was enormously popular in medieval England, with over 80 copies in existence from the

Macbeth | Theatre Royal

Macbeth | Theatre Royal

"Mr Perry passed by on horseback" -Jane Austen, "Emma"

"Mr Perry passed by on horseback" -Jane Austen, "Emma"

Emma Woodhouse, played by Sarah Loveland, and Philip Elton, played by Christian Telesmar, in 'Emma.'

Emma Woodhouse, played by Sarah Loveland, and Philip Elton, played by Christian Telesmar, in 'Emma.