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Arʹgentile and Curʹan

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Argentile was the daughter of King Adʹelbright, who, on his deathbed, committed her in charge to King Edel. Edel kept her a close prisoner, under hope of getting into his possession her lands and dominion. Curan, the son of a Danske king, in order to woo her, became a kitchen drudge in Edel’s household, and Edel resolved to marry Argentile to this drudge, but she fled away. Curan now turned shepherd, and fell in love with a neatherd’s maid, who turned out to be Argentile. The two were married, and Curan claiming his wife’s dominions, became King of Northumberland, and put Edel to death. (Percy’s Reliques.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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