Ivanhoe - Section III, Chapters 7 through 9 Summary & Analysis

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Section III, Chapters 7 through 9 Summary

Everyone prepares for the tournament at Ashby-de-la-Zouche in Leicestershire. Prince John will attend, and all renowned knights plan to compete. Quarrels arise as spectators are seated according to rank. Isaac the Jew and his daughter, Rebecca, try to acquire good seats; subsequently, Isaac is abused for his intentions. Isaac remains confident since he is aware of a loan that Prince John is attempting to acquire from the Jews of York which include Isaac. Prince John enters with Prior Aymer of Jorvaulx. Prince John admires Rebecca and obtains better seats for Isaac and Rebecca by taking them from Saxons. The Saxons whose seats are taken are Cedric and Athelstane of Coningsburgh, his relative. Athelstane refuses to move, causing Prince John's knight, De Bracy, to poke at Athelstane with his lance. Cedric breaks De Bracy's lance, nearly causing a catastrophe. Prince John again...

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