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In This House of Brede - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

Abbess Catherine, a young abbess with little experience and no one to help her find her way tries to organize the ranks at the abbey despite the looming debt of the stone work. Some major changes are made in the administration of the abbey. Veronica is relieved of her duties as cellarer. Dame Beatrice is elected as prioress, Dame Agnes cellarer and Dame Winifred takes over duties as sacristan. Despite her desire to be punished, Veronica is given the challenge of writing a book of children's poems, an activity she loves. The money she earns from the book will in a way repay the financial debt she owes Brede.

In the Chapter of Faults, Cecily confesses accidentally breaking the new basin the novitiate bathroom. Hillary is sympathetic because she too is regularly making messes and causing trouble. Philippa admits to the...

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