Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

874: The Proud King is Won

ATU > 850-999: REALISTIC TALES > 870-879: The Woman Marries the Prince > 874: The Proud King is Won


Gifts for the voyage [L221] (as in Type 425C). The youngest daughter sends a message to the king and he replies symbolically showing that he is not interested in her (sends her cloth, rope, and knife). The girl lets herself be sold to the king as a…

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