Placidas is a squire being chased by the evil Corflambo who asks Arthur for help. His friend Amyas has been imprisoned where Corflambo’s daughter Poeana watches over him. Poeana loves Amyas, so Placidas pretends to be him in order to escape. After Corflambo is dead, Arthur asks Placidas to overlook his daughter Poeana’s past sins, and Placidas takes her as his wife.
Placidas Character Timeline in The Faerie Queene
The timeline below shows where the character Placidas appears in The Faerie Queene. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Book IV: Canto VIII
Book IV: Canto IX
...is similar and virtuous in its own way. Arthur decides that he wants to help Placidas help his good friend Amyas, who is still imprisoned with Poeana. They take Corflambo’s lifeless... (full context)