Crispin: The Cross of Lead - Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 1-5 Summary

This book is set in England in the Middle Ages, in the year 1377. Crispin is a young boy who is declared a "wolf's head" and accused of murder. He is hunted down by the steward of his village, but manages to escape. With the help of a new friend called Bear, he reaches the city of Great Wexly and finds out the secrets surrounding his father and his birth. He rescues Bear from the steward and finally manages to win his freedom.

A boy known simply as Asta's son comes from a very poor family. He lives in a small village called Stromford, and his mother has just diedThe priest, who is called Father Quinel, helps the boy to bury his mother. They are then met by the steward of the manor, John Aycliffe. The steward tells the boy that he...

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