Falls the Shadow Setting & Symbolism

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Cross Ring

Before his final battle with Edward, Simon gives a ring he was given in the Holy Land to a bishop to be sent to his wife upon his death. Nell takes this ring and wears it around her neck.

Mead

Mead is a popular alcoholic drink in Wales during this time period.

Wimple

Women in this time period wear a wimple over their heads in a show of modesty.

Oxford Provisions

The Oxford Provisions were a list of laws that forced King Henry to allow a council of twenty-four barons, twelve picked by him and twelve by the barons, to help govern the country. The Oxford Provisions also forced King Henry to remove all foreign-born men from his government. King Henry refused to follow the Oxford Provisions and this led to war between him and Simon de Montfort.

The Tower of London

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