Chaucer's Miller and "Pilates Voys."

Author / Editor
Mullany, Peter F.

Chaucer's Miller and "Pilates Voys."

American Notes and Queries 3.4 (1964): 54-55.

Suggests that the assigning of "Pilates voys" to the Miller (MilP 1.3124) may be due in part to the apocryphal notion that Pilate was the son of a miller's daughter, as recorded in the "Legenda Aurea."

Chaucer Subjects
Miller and His Tale
Sources, Analogues, and Literary Relations