The Devil is one of the devils in Hell, thrown out of Heaven for following the prideful Lucifer who refused to obey God. The Devil’s name is often used interchangeably with the Fiend and sometimes seems to refer to a more general chief devil figure, who may be Lucifer and Satan wrapped up into one.
Devil Character Timeline in Piers Plowman
The timeline below shows where the character Devil appears in Piers Plowman. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...the three types of fruit on the tree: Matrimony, Maidenhood, and Widowhood. Will notices the Devil positioned at the bottom of the tree, waiting to snatch any fallen fruit. When fruit... (full context)