Hippocrates and his Nephew;

the latter having cured the son of the king of Hungary, and induced the queen to confess that the child's real father was a foreign prince who had been on a visit to her husband, his uncle Hippocrates, envious of his skill and fame, slew him in his garden after his return home.

The incident of the discovery of the spurious son occurs in the Cento Novelle Antiche (nov. 2), where a Greek king is found to be the son of a baker; in the Arabian Tale of the Sultan of Yaman and his Three Sons (vol. vi of Jonathan Scott's edition of the Arabian Nights), where a certain sultan is proved to be the son of a cook; and in the Lady's 2nd tale in the Forty Vazīrs.

V—The Queen relates the story of