Willobie His Avisa

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The rural setting of Leez Priory

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The rural setting of Leez Priory
The poem assures us that Avisa's house is set in the countryside and that the suitors had to pass through farm land to reach it this is still the case today. In Canto 28 the suitor D.B. visits Avisa and she tells him " You seem as though you lately came from London from some bawdy sell where you have met some wanton dame". This is clear evidence that Avisa's house is NOT in London.
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