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The Door in the Wall Summary
Marguerite De Angeli

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The Door in the Wall Summary

Plot Summary

The Door in the Wall by Marguerite De Angeli portrays life in medieval England through the eyes of a ten year old boy, Robin de Bureford. The book also chronicles how he overcomes a crippling illness. London is a big city for that time, with many churches, and Robin wakes to the sound of the church bells ringing everyday. Robin also describes other common sounds and smells of that time, such as the sound of armor the knights wear, the smell of the fishmonger, and the children playing in the streets. The first chapter also talks about the plague that is going on in London at this time

Robin's father, an English nobleman, has gone to fight the Scottish wars with Edward III and his mother has been called to be a lady-in-waiting for the Queen. Robin is to foster with Sir Peter de Lindsay as a page...

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The The Door in the Wall Study Pack contains about 53 pages of study material in 2 products, including:
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