Canacee is the sister of Cambell and eventual wife of Triamond. In order to find a worthy husband for her, Cambell organizes a tournament where he will personally face all challengers. During the tournament, Cambell slays Priamond and Diamond, but their youngest brother Triamond survives and gets to marry Canacee, cementing the friendship between him and Cambell.
Canacee Quotes in The Faerie Queene
The The Faerie Queene quotes below are all either spoken by Canacee or refer to Canacee. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:).
Book IV: Canto II Quotes
Though now their acts be no where to be found
As that renowned Poet them compyled,
With warlike numbers and Heroicke sound,
Dan Chaucer well of English undefiled,
On Fames eternall beadroll worthie to be fyled.
Canacee Character Timeline in The Faerie Queene
The timeline below shows where the character Canacee appears in The Faerie Queene. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book IV: Canto II
Paridell, Blandamour, and the others run into Cambell and Triamond with their ladies, Cambine and Canacee. The narrator mentions that these two knights are actually characters from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, and... (full context)
Book IV: Canto III
The day comes when Priamond, Diamond, and Triamond are set to fight with Cambell for Canacee. Cambell comes in first, looking confident. His first opponent is Priamond. The two begin to... (full context)
Book IV: Canto V
...contest to judge the beauty of all the ladies present. Cambina (who is with Cambell), Canacee (who is with Triamond), Duessa (who is with Paridell), and Amoretta (who is with Britomart)... (full context)