(the) Faerie Queene

(the) Faerie Queene
The Faerie Queene [The Faerie Queene]
a long poem (1590–6) by Edmund Spenser. It was written in praise of Queen ↑Elizabeth I and its imaginary characters and events represent moral values. It is Spenser’s best-known poem. The style of writing had a strong influence on the development of English poetry, and the pattern of ↑rhymes in each verse was used by many later ↑poets.

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