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The Faerie Queene - Study Guide Book 4, Canto 2 Summary & Analysis

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A knight named Ferraugh appears with the false Florimell (whom he had stolen from Braggadochio) and Blandamour quickly attacks the knight without warning, unseats him, and claims his woman. Paridell is jealous of his "friend's" newest acquisition, and spurred on by Duessa and Ate, the two men fight over the snowy Florimell. Before they can kill each other, the Squire of Dames arrives, calls a truce, and announces a tournament nearby. Satyrane has found the real Florimell's girdle, and he who wins the tournament wins the girdle. The group rides after to join the games.

They come upon another foursome: Cambell and Triamond and their wives Canacee and Cambina. The story of this quartet is told. Cambell held a tournament for his sister Canacee (who gave her brother a magic ring so that none could defeat him—and she wouldn't have to marry...

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