Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field, best known as Marmion, is a historical romance in verse written by Sir Walter Scott and published in 1808. The poem tells the story of Lord Marmion, a fantastic character who finds himself involved in a dark intrigue.
Lord Marmion is a favorite of Henry VIII of England who tries to woo Lady Clara, a wealthy woman who is engaged to Sir Ralph of Wilton. To break that bond, Lord Marmion accuses Wilton of treason by falsifying some evidence, with the complicity of his lover Constance, an unscrupulous nun who hopes to get something in return.
After fighting Marmion against De Wilton, the former is the winner and considers De Wilton dead, but he survives and goes into exile from where he will try to avenge and restore his lost honor for the trap that has been set for him and recover his fiancée.
However, Marmion abandons Constance and she ends up being sandwiched in the convent for breaking her vows as a nun, who will take revenge on Marmion and try to uncover the whole plot that he has stole from De Wilton...
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