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A Trojan who, according to Pandarus, intends to bring a legal action against Criseyde (Tr II.1467ff.). The episode and the character are Chaucer's invention. He perhaps took the name from Polyphoetes (or Polyboetes), a Trojan priest in the Aeneid (6.484).


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