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 Poll Men.Pollio, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pollent.
 
The puissant Saracen, father of Mu’nera. He took his station on “Bridge Perilous,” and attacked everyone who crossed it, bestowing the spoil upon his daughter. Sir Artegal slew the monster. Pollente is meant for Charles IX. of France, sadly notorious for the slaughter of Protestants on St. Bartholomew’s Eve. (Spenser: Faërie Queene, book v. 2.)   1
 


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