Why is a bailiff coming?
If you owe money, one of the ways your creditors might try to get their money back is by
using bailiffs. Bailiffs are used to take your goods away and sell them to raise money to pay
your creditors. Bailiffs are also called enforcement officers or enforcement agents.
Numerous sexual encounters in a single night, theft, deceit and revenge feature in the Reeve’s Tale, one of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. What is or was, a Reeve?
In Saxon times, a reeve was an officer of the court whose duties included executing decisions taken by the court.