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The Faerie Queene Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 2, Canto 10 Summary

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Book 2, Canto 10 Summary

Arthur finds a book in the library about the history of Britain and reads it with great interest. 1t recounts many important episodes in British history, including King Lear's division of his kingdom, the rivalry between Ferrex and Porrex, the invasion of Caesar, the rule of Rome, the betrayal of Hengist and Horsus, and the book ends with the coming of a great king, Uther Pendragon (Arthur's father). Guyon also finds a book about the history of Faerie and he learns the lineage of Gloriana, from the initial Elf down through Oberon and to her (originally called Tanaquill). Once the books have been read and their knowledge absorbed, Alma calls the boys down for dinner.

Book 2, Canto 10 Analysis

This portion does more for the overall book than it does for Guyon's quest for Temperance. This history of Britain places Arthur into context, though much of...

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