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The Faerie Queene - Book 4, Canto 9 Summary & Analysis

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Book 4, Canto 9 Summary

Arthur bribes his way into the castle using the giant's head, and the group frees Amyas. Poeana is astonished to discover that she has had two lovers who look alike, and after a long talk from Arthur agrees to reform her ways. Arthur has another chat with Placidas, and the squire agrees to marry Poeana, since he sure does like her. Aemylia and Amyas are reunited and promise to be a bit more cautious in their relationship.

Arthur continues traveling, now with Amoret under his protection, and he runs into Druon, Claribell, Blandamour, and Paridell (who are all fighting over the snowy Florimell). A grand melee ensues, during which Britomart is attacked by everyone (but they stop when Arthur explains that she did not take the snowy Florimell), and Blandamour and Paridell alternately aid and attack one another. Arthur finally manages to pacify the fighters...

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