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From The Man of Law's Tale, lines 680-693:
The lying knight is executed, king Alla is converted to Christianity and Constance and the king are married
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From The Canterbury Tales:
The Man of Law's Tale
lines 694-707: The king's mother dislikes her son's marriage


But who was woful, if I shal nat lye,
695Of this weddyng but Donegild, and namo,
The kynges mooder, ful of tirannye?
Hir thoughte hir cursed herte brast atwo,
She wolde noght hir sone had do so,
Hir thoughte a despit, that he sholde take
700So strange a creature unto his make.
But who was sad, if I am not to lie,
695At this but Lady Donegild, she who
Was the king's mother, full of tyranny?
She thought her wicked heart must burst in two;
She would he'd never thought this thing to do;
And so she hugged her anger that he'd take
700So strange a wife as this creature must make.

       Me list nat of the chaf nor of the stree
Maken so long a tale, as of the corn;
What sholde I tellen of the roialtee
At mariages, or which cours goth biforn,
705Who bloweth in the trumpe, or in an horn?
The fruyt of every tale is for to seye;
They ete, and drynke, and daunce, and synge, and pleye.
       Neither with chaff nor straw it pleases me
To make a long tale, here, but with the corn.
Why should I tell of all the royalty
At that wedding, or who went first, well-born,
705Or who blew out a trumpet or a horn?
The fruit of every tale is but to say,
They eat and drink and dance and sing and play.





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King Alla goes to war and Constance gives birth to a boy
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