The Faerie Queene Summary and Analysis: Book V, Proem-Canto vi

Edmund Spenser

Summary and Analysis: Book V, Proem-Canto vi

New Characters
Amidas: The younger, luckier brother betrothed to Lucy but who eloped with Philtra.

Astroeia: The woman who raised Artegall to know right from wrong and justice from injustice.

Bracidas: The unlucky but virtuous brother who fights with Amidas.

Clarinda: Radigund’s handmaiden and fellow woman warrior.

Dolon: A fallen Knight who hates Artegall because he killed Dolon’s son in a fair fight.

Grantorio: An evil giant.

Irena: A good woman who is oppressed by Grantorio.

Lucy: A poor girl with virtue who tries to kill herself and instead marries Bracidas.

Munera: Pollente’s Lady, who receives all the...

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