Ivanhoe - Section II, Chapters 3 through 6 Summary & Analysis

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Section II, Chapters 3 through 6 Summary

Cedric waits at Rotherwood for his servants to return. Rowena, Cedric's ward, displeases him by being tardy for dinner. A horn's blast is followed by the gatekeeper's announcement that Prior Aymer of Jorvaulx, Brian de Bois-Guilbert, and their attendants desire lodging for the night as they are traveling to the Ashby-de-la-Zouche tournament. Although Cedric despises the Normans, his pride will not allow him to refuse them hospitality, though he does not meet them outside to welcome them but waits reluctantly until they come to him. Cedric forbids Lady Rowena to appear before the Normans, as he does not trust Brian de Bois-Guilbert not to interfere in his plans to marry Rowena to a proper gentleman. Lady Rowena is eager to learn the news from the Holy Land from the Palmer since Ivanhoe, with whom she is in love, is still fighting...

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