The haberdasher (making hats and other accessories) and the carpenter are in unrelated businesses. Although the five guildsmen each belong to a different guild, they travel together as members of the same fraternity.
Also question is, what are Guildsmen?
noun plural -men a man who is a member of a guild.
Furthermore, what is ironic about the cook in the Canterbury Tales? The irony is that, while the cook made the best “blankmanger” and while “blankmanger” is used to cure those that are ill, the cook had a seemingly incurable wound on his own leg. The narrator does not tell us the cause though he does lament the ironic tragedy of excellence being unable to cure itself.
Moreover, who are the five Guildsmen in Canterbury Tales?
The Guildsmen in The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer are a group of 5 characters that joined together to have more bargaining power. The 5 guildsmen all have different jobs, listed as follows: haberdasher, carpenter, weaver, dyer and tapestry maker.
What did the Summoner do in the Canterbury Tales?
A summoner is someone the medieval church hires to call people before the ecclesiastical court for their spiritual crimes, like adultery or heresy, the punishment for which can be excommunication (expulsion from the church).