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The origin of the boy who would be King, and other Arthurian tales, retold for modern audiences.

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Sir Terwin was a knight who was killed by Despair in the first book of The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser.

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Ignaro is a old man that shows up in the first book of The Faerie Queene. He is a servant in Orgoglio’s castle and also the giant’s father.

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Sir Trevisan is a knight who nearly commits suicide when he encounters Despair. He is found by the Redcrosse Knight.

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Charissa is the third daughter of Caelia in the first book of the Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser. She is also the only one that has a child.

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Sperenza is a daughter of Caelia in the first book of The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser. She represents hope.

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Fidelia is a daughter of Caelia in the first book of The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser. She represents faith.

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The House of Pride is a key setting in book 1 of Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene. It is the primary location in Cantos 4 and 5.

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Fraudubio is a minor character in book 1 of The Faerie Queene who was turned into a tree by Duessa. Read more.

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While most satyrs in classical mythology are immoral and mischievous, Sylvanus and the satyrs in The Faerie Queene are actually quite helpful.

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Aesculapius is, traditionally, a famous doctor from classical mythology. In The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser.

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As with Morpheus, the god of sleep and dreams, Night is another villainous character in The Faerie Queene.

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Morpheus is a minor character that appears in book 1 of The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser. He is a god of sleep and dreams.

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