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Elaine of Astolat, also known as the Lady of Shalott, is a figure in Arthurian legend who dies of her unrequited love for Lancelot. Elaine's story is also the inspiration for Tennyson's poem "The Lady of Shalott".

Lancelot and Elaine—Then to Her Tower She Climbed and Took the Shield, Thus Kept it and So Lived in Fantasy. The Idylls of the King, Alfred Tennyson Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale 1871-1945, via Maulleigh

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