The knight was a respected character. He is described as distinguished, generous, and courteous. He fought under his king in many battles. He was modest and did not dress gaily.
The squire was the son of the knight. He was being trained to be like his father, but his personality was polar opposite. He was full of fire, young, and dressed flamboyantly. In return, although, he served his father
The Yeoman was a servant. He served beside the squire and the knight. As a servant, he was unhappy. He saw his master as an idiot, but was dressed nicely because of his role.
The nun was above all of the other nuns. She did much that nuns were not allowed to do, like eat and drink more than rationed.
The monk was described as arrogant. He cared too much about his appearance and his own life instead of his role as a monk. He wore gold and dressed highly instead of the normal monk garments.
The friar is one of the many corrupt characters. In confessions, he brought forgiveness in return for gift. He dressed less of a friar in gold and jewelry.