Ivanhoe - Section VI, Chapters 16 through 20 Summary & Analysis

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Section VI, Chapters 16 through 20 Summary

The Black Knight leaves Ashby-de-la-Zouche after the tournament and attempts to obtain lodging in a small chapel on the way. The monk refuses to admit the knight who threatens to break the door down, causing the monk to offer him refuge for the night. The monk provides the Black Knight with a small shelter, dried pease, and water. When the knight inquires into the monk's identity, the monk names himself as the Clerk of Copmanhurst; he is Friar Tuck. The knight also asks how the monk manages to survive on this diet, and Friar Tuck explains that the saints bless his food. Since the knight is disgusted with his food, Friar Tuck brings him a pastry which was left by the keeper of the forest and which the monk cannot eat. The Knight convinces the monk to join his feast, complete...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Ivanhoe from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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