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The Faerie Queene - Book 3, Canto 3 Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, Canto 3 Summary

Britomart continues her tale, explaining how she met with Merlin and learned of her future with Artegall, their children, and how they line will eventually lead to a virgin queen on the throne. After the meeting, Britomart and Glauce disguised themselves (Britomart taking armor recently claimed from a queen) and set off throughout Fairyland to find Artegall.

Book 3, Canto 3 Analysis

Much like Alma's house and the history Arthur learned there, Britomart's recollection of the history serves more to link book three with one and two than to further her chastity. This segment also gives more credence to Queen Elizabeth, who is the virgin queen on the throne at the end of the tale.

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