September and October
• The reader is introduced to the protagonist of the novel, Catherine.
• Secondary characters are introduced, including Perkin, Catherine's brothers and some of her suitors.
• Catherine scares off a suitor at dinner by appearing as unattractive as she can.
• Catherine describes her family life and village life. Her father is a country knight.
• Catherine mentions a group of Jewish people who travel through her village.
• Catherine talks with an old Jewish woman who tells her to be herself.
• Catherine puts a wedding ring under her pillow to dream of her husband, but she is unsuccessful.
• Catherine helps the villagers build a house for Ralph Littlemouse.
• Catherine scares off another suitor by talking badly about herself when he is unaware that she is Lady Catherine.
• Catherine's mother has a miscarriage.
• Catherine and her mother visit the abbey where her brother Edward lives. Catherine wants to be a...
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