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The Lady of Stavoren

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, Adult
Page count: 8
Categories: Folk Tale, Netherlands



Appeared in

Tales from Europe

Story Summary

When a fisherman tells the wealthy Lady of Stavoren that her distaste for the poor will someday cause her to beg, she throws her gold ring into the sea crying that she won't beg until the sea returns her ring...a statement she will come to regret.