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The Mabinogion Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Lady of the Fountain Summary

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The Lady of the Fountain Summary

Cynon tells how he found castle where he was directed to a forest where he would find a giant with one eye who herded wild beasts. The giant directed Cynon to a fountain with a marble slab and a silver bowl. The giant told Cynon that if he took water from the fountain and poured it onto the slab, a storm would come, followed by a black knight who would fight with him. Cynon did, but the black knight defeated him.

Owein follows Cynon's directions but he deals the black knight a fatal wound. The knight flees into a city, Owein pursuing him. The portcullis closes, trapping Owein. Luned rescues Owein.

The black knight dies. Owein goes to the funeral and falls in love with the widow. Luned goes to the countess and tells her to find a new...

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