Pitré, Fiabe, Novelle e Racconti popolari Siciliani. (Bibl. Delle trad. pop. Sic., vol. iv.) Palermo, 1875. pp. 88-92. Variants of the above [No. 315].
"IL RE DI FRANCIA"
One of three daughters of King of France dreams she will become queen, and father will pay her homage--Outcast heroine--Heroine sent to be slain in wood; her life is spared--Magician befriends her--Parrot on king's balcony says magician will eat her. Magician bids her reply that she is treated as his daughter. [The rest proceeds as in type-story, see No. 315.]
(1) One of the three daughters of the King of France dreams that she will become queen, and that seven kings, amongst them her father, will pay her homage.-- (2) Her father sends her to be slain in a wood, where, however, she is set free.-- (3) She reaches the house of a magician, who befriends her.-- (4) A parrot on the king's balcony sings of her:
By the advice of the magician she replies:
[The rest proceeds as in the type-story.]
Cox, Marian Roalfe. Cinderella: Three Hundred and Forty-five Variants of Cinderella, Catskin, and Cap O' Rushes, abstracted and tabulated. London: David Nutt for the Folklore Society, 1893.
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