After his capture in France
Martin M. Crow and Clair C. Olson, Chaucer Life-Records. Oxford. 1966 [Widener 12422.598], pp. 24-25, print a list of "Contributions for Ransoms Made by the King, 12 January to 7 July 1360" (from which the following is extracted):
13 Dec. Sir William de Graunson, knight of Burgundy. £20
12 Jan. Richard Stury, King's Esquire. £50
12 Jan. George, Valettus of Countess of Ulster. £10
. . .
12 Jan. John Parker, Valettus of Queen Isabella. £9 12s
31 Jan. John de York, king's carter and his seven fellows. £12
3 Feb. Richard de Barton and William de Pull., poultry purveyors. £10
29 Feb. John de Champain, chaplain. £8
1 Mar. Geoffrey Chaucer. £16
. . .
8 Apr. Geoffrey Hacking and Thomas de Staines, valetti of the Queen. £16
8 Apr. Richard Dulle, archer. 40s
7 Jul. John Smart, master of the smiths. £4