The Queen’s Men

 

(notes edited by John McGivering)

Publication

Published in Rewards and Fairies (1910), accompaning the story “Gloriana” about Queen Elizabeth I.
Belphoebe in line 18, was a virgin huntress in Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene who, among other significances, is used (like ‘Gloriana’) as an image of Queen Elizabeth.

[J.McG.]

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