please tell me the meaning of this poem?

1:Faire virgin (said the Prince) ye me require

2: A thing without the compas of my wit:

3: For both the lignage and the certain Sire,

4: From which I sprong, from me are hidden yit.

5: For all so soone as life did me admit

6: Into this world, and shewed heavens light,

7: From mothers pap I taken was unfit:

8: And streight deliver'd to a Faery knight,^

9:To be upbrought in gentle thewes and martiall might.

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  • 2 months ago
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    The Prince is confessing his lowly beginnings and claiming that he's unfit for the fair virgin because of them.

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