The Faerie Queene is an epic poem written by Edumud Spenser. It is one of the longest poems in English, published in two parts in 1590 and 1596. The poem, written in Spenserian stanza, is a multifaceted allegory centering around the deeds of twelve knights and the lauding of their virtues. The poem, which found favor among the British royalty, can also be read as a tribute to Elizabeth I.

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