Blandamour is a crooked knight who keeps company with equally disreputable knights like Paridell and Braggadochio. He is boastful and fickle, falling in love with Amoretta first, then “Florimell” (actually a false Florimell that is actually a sprite in disguise). When a big tournament of knights is held, Blandamour does poorly, emphasizing his inferiority to the more virtuous knights in the story.
Blandamour Character Timeline in The Faerie Queene
The timeline below shows where the character Blandamour appears in The Faerie Queene. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book IV: Canto I
Book IV: Canto II
Book IV: Canto IV
Book IV: Canto V
...are all in contention, but the most impressive participant is false Florimell (who is with Blandamour), who looks even fairer than the real Florimell some of them know. She is awarded... (full context)
Book IV: Canto IX
...six riders: false Florimell, Braggadochio, a knight named Druon who loves being a bachelor, Claribell, Blandamour, and Paridell. The four knights in the group are brawling over false Florimell. Near these... (full context)