The Manciple - A steward or buyer of provisions as for an English college or monastery.dictionary

  • Inner Temple - One of the inns of court.
  • His masters - The lawyers that the Manciple feeds.
  • Abtrusest - Most scholarly and difficult to understand.
  • Stewards...Peer - Estate managers for any nobleman.
  • No physical description given.
  • Illiterate-
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  • Worked For a college of lawyers.
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  • Smarter then the average manciple "bear."
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  • All caterers might follow his example in buying victuals; he was never rash whether he paid on credit or in cash."
    • He was a great businessman and always knew what was happening with his money, yet he was never greedy.
    • Being Jay-Z and 50 Cent's biggest fan, he knew how to stack that paper and had no problem sharing it with the hunnies.

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Manciple's Tale

Work Cited
Chaucer, Geoffrey. “The Canterbury Tales.” Elements of Literature.
Ed. HR&W, 2003-2006.