Mirabella is a fair lady who has been condemned to roam the world with Scorn and Disdain tormenting her as punishment. She comes from low birth, but her beauty led men to their doom, causing Cupid to punish her. Though her punishment is painful, she accepts it, wandering around until she saves as many men as she “killed.”
Mirabella Character Timeline in The Faerie Queene
The timeline below shows where the character Mirabella appears in The Faerie Queene. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book VI: Canto VI
Book VI: Canto VII
...lovers were missing. Infamy and Despight testified that these men were missing on account of Mirabella, who has allegedly killed them by withholding her love. Cupid punished Mirabella by sentencing her... (full context)
Book VI: Canto VIII
...strike a powerful blow, but Scorn sneaks under and strikes Arthur’s knee. While Arthur recovers, Mirabella calls out to Arthur, saying that even though Disdain deserves to die, Arthur shouldn’t kill... (full context)