I really did not know what to do. My father was deathly ill, and he was asking me to promise to marry a king’s daughter I had not even met. I had already become engaged, but I gave my father my word.
Needless to say, my fiancé was heartbroken. I thought I would never see her again, and certainly, not dressed in a man’s clothes!
Prince with Two Brides in The Twelve Huntsmen, Grimms. Picture by Lynd Ward.