400-459 Supernatural or Enchanted Wife (Husband) or Other Relative
300-749 TALES OF MAGIC
A maiden is transformed into a flower [D212]. A man breaks a stalk of the flower and she becomes human again [D711.4]. He takes her as his wife [T101]. Cf. Type 652.
Because of hasty wish of a barren mother she bears a bayberry. Eventual disenchantment and marriage to prince (as in Type 409A).
Her mother, father, brother and sister die; to be rid of her supernatural husband, she, too, dies. From her grave a flower springs up which changes into a girl. The prince (gentleman) rescues the girl from her former lover and weds her.
|407||Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt||1884||Germany||English||A riddling tale|