Ivanhoe - Study Guide Section VII, Chapters 21 through 23 Summary & Analysis

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The kidnappers direct their prisoners to Torquilstone, Front-de-Bouef's castle, and Brian De Bois-Guilbert confides to De Bracy that he intends to keep Rebecca as his prize. Cedric and Athelstane are imprisoned in a hall in Torquilstone, but Lady Rowena is taken to separate chambers. The kidnappers also separate Rebecca from her father. Athelstane worries about what they will feed him as Cedric thinks about the Saxon history that the castle embodies, but both men expect that their kidnappers will request a ransom.

Isaac is thrown into the dungeon, and Front-de-Boeuf, with black slaves, visits him to demand a thousand silver pounds. Isaac claims that he does not have the much money. Front-de-Boeuf orders his slaves to light a fire and threatens to place Isaac, nude, on iron bars held over the fire grate. Isaac agrees to pay Front-de-Boeuf, but Front-de-Boeuf refuses...

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