100 folktale challenge

And so it happened that one day, when all were seated at table, the prince was about to cut a cream cheese in half, but, being distraught watching some jackdaws flying about, he unfortunately cut his finger, and two drops of blood fell on the cheese. This produced such a beautiful combination of colors that the prince was seized with the desire to have a wife as white and red as the cheese dyed with his blood.

The king, who had heard the prophecy, sent word all over the country that all spindles should be burned. But on her fifteenth birthday the princess was walking through the castle and unknowingly entered the tower. There she found a door with a rusty key in the lock. She opened the door and stepped in. An old woman was sitting there spinning with a spindle.