This worthy lymytour was cleped Hubérd.
(= This noble limiter Friar was called Huberd)
The Friar is the only pilgrim given a first name, apart from the Wife of Bath. Huberd was a pretty rare name in the late 1300s, and scholars don’t really know why Chaucer chose it.
It’s now a famous brand of shoe grease. The Friar lives on!
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