Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapters 1, Evesham Abby, England, January 1271- 3, Siena, Tuscany, March 1271 Abstract
* This is a fictional account of the royal houses of Wales and England, 1271 - 1283.
* Five years prior to the novel's start, at the battle of Evesham, English Prince Edward defeats his rebel uncle Simon de Montfort, whose body parts are then parts are shipped across the...
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