Recent Examples of courtly love from the Web
The name for our modern holiday comes from St. Valentine of Terni, who has become linked with the idea of courtly love.
Chaucer envisioned a linear decay of language and poetry stretching into the future, and Malory yearned to restore a (make-believe) past of courtly love.
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