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A Chaste Maid in Cheapside Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 5, Scene 1 Summary

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Act 5, Scene 1 Summary

Sir Walter lies, apparently mortally wounded, at the Allwits' house; Allwit is concerned that all will be lost if his benefactor dies. Both Allwit and his wife try to comfort Sir Walter, but he curses them for their evil, greedy ways. Sir Walter asks Davy to write down his will, which he begins to dictate by cursing the Allwits.

Then a servant arrives to tell Sir Walter that Touchwood Junior is dead because of their fight. He says that Sir Walter needs to hide before the law finds him. Allwit tells Sir Walter that he will not hide a murderer in his house. Mistress Allwit argues with her husband, saying that if Sir Walter killed Touchwood Junior, it was probably in self-defense. A second servant enters to announce that Lady Kix is pregnant.

Allwit realizes that the money has now dried up. He tells Sir...

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