Chaucer's Good Women

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Can you name the title characters of Chaucer's Legend of Good Women?

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When her husband commits suicide, this famous Egyptian pharaoh throws herself into a snake-pit
The original Juliet, she listens through the crack in the wall for her lover's whispers
Ditched after a one-night stand with Aeneas, this Queen of Carthage falls on a sword and dies
The only legend about 2 women, but really, it's all about Jason
After being raped by the king's son, her suicide triggered the Roman revolution
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She helped Theseus defeat the Minotaur by spinning a thread through the labyrinth
Symbolized by a nightingale, her sister's husband raped her and cut out her tongue, so she weaved a tapestry to tell the tale
When her husband leaves her, she hangs herself by a tree
She was the only one out of 50 daughters to disobey her father and not kill her husband

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