Michael Koziura
The Manciple

Part 1
  1. What specific occupation does your character practice?- A manciple is someone who's in charge of purchasing food and supplies for an institution like a school, monastery or law court
  2. What does the need for this occupation and the information surrounding it tell us about the time period?- The fact that the time period needed a manciple to purchase food and supplies for schools,monastery and the court of law tells us that all of the things that he is purchasing food and supplies for are all related in a religious way
  3. What was his or her social standing?- The Manciple was consdered to work in a court almost like a lawyer and considered to be middle class.
  4. What might your character’s day to day life be like.- My characters day to day life would include, getting all of the supplies for the schools monasteries and courts.
  5. What details about this character does Chaucer not include?- Chaucer does not include the physical apperance of the manciple
  6. What modern day occupation might correspond to your medieval character and why?- A Manager would be an example of a modern day occupation of manciple.