The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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What social class did the Physician of The Canterbury Tales belong to in "The Physician's Tale"?

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The physician is a member of the middle class.  The Canturbury Tales are listed in order of status, with the highest status first.

“The Knight’s Tale” is listed first because the knight has the highest status.  “The Physician’s Tale” is preceded by “The Franklin’s Tale” and followed by “The Pardoner’s Tale.”  The physician is nearly at the bottom.

The tale begins by introducing us to the...

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