Complete Works: Essays, Travel Journal, Letters - Book 1 of Essays : Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Complete Works.
This section contains 217 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Complete Works: Essays, Travel Journal, Letters Study Guide

Book 1 of Essays : Chapter 4 Summary and Analysis

Essay #46 takes readers into the beginning of the second hundred pages of the book. Another anecdote is recounted. This one is about surnames. Henry the duke of Normandy - son of King Henry II of England hosted a feast for nobles of France. He had the guests divided and grouped by surname. Through doing so, it was discovered that they had more than 100 Williams' in attendance.

In yet another rather drastic change of topic, the author tells about war horses. This occurs in Essay #48. There was a Spanish Order of Knights the members of which were all under orders to refrain from ever riding mules. No explanation is given, which does not mean there isn't one. The information about war horses continues and is of differing natures. Human soldiers did at desperate times resort to...

(read more from the Book 1 of Essays : Chapter 4 Summary)

This section contains 217 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Complete Works: Essays, Travel Journal, Letters Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Complete Works: Essays, Travel Journal, Letters from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.