The Lais of Marie de France - Study Guide Milun Summary & Analysis

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Milun is the greatest knight in the land who takes the daughter of a nobleman as a lover, giving her a golden ring. After a time, the maiden becomes pregnant and gives birth to a son, which she is ashamed to reveal. She tells Milun to take the child to be raised by her sister, along with Milun's ring and a letter explaining about her predicament. Her sister will raise the child, giving it the ring and the letter when it is grown. Milun arranges for the infant boy to be taken to her sister, as planned. Milun then goes out in search of adventure. Meanwhile, the young woman unwillingly marries another man.

Milun returns home after achieving fame as a knight. He is downcast to discover his love has married. He writes her a letter and conceals it beneath the feathers of a swan, which he...

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