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Fleur and Blanchefleur

A Mediæval Legend Translated from the French

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Author: Mrs. Leighton
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,741 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,475
Added to site: 2006.09.20
mnybks.net#: 14510
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yielding to his son's desire, 'and I will make provision of all things needful for your journey.'

''Twere best,' said Fleur, 'for me to travel as a merchant; so give me, I pray you, twelve mules, three laden with skins, three with coin of the realm, two with costly apparel of silk, velvet and scarlet, and the other four with furs. Give me also twelve muleteers to lead the mules, and twelve men-at-arms to be my guard; likewise one of your stewards, and a chamberlain of wisdom and discretion; last of all, send with me the two merchants, who, having sold Blanchefleur into distant lands, will best know how and where to seek her.'

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At the thought and talk of parting the King wept sore, yet gave to his son according to his desire, adding thereto a palfrey, richly caparisoned; and when Fleur, wearing golden spurs, was mounted on the palfrey and would be gone, his mother came to say farewell, and gave him as her parting gift a ring, which she bade him ever wear

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