Ivanhoe - Study Guide Section XV, Chapters 43 through 44 Summary & Analysis

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A large crowd, including some of Robin Hood's outlaws, gathers for Rebecca's trial. The stake is prepared, but Rebecca retains her dignity, though no champion appears when the time for combat is announced. Rebecca requests more time, which the Grand Master grants. Brian De Bois-Guilbert asks once against that Rebecca allow him to flee with her, but she refuses. Suddenly, Rebecca's champion appears; Ivanhoe challenges any who accuses the Jewess of witchcraft. Brian De Bois-Guilbert reluctantly acts as the Templars' champion. During the battle, Ivanhoe falls from his horse, as does Brian De Bois-Guilbert. Ivanhoe procures De Bois-Guilbert's sword and demands surrender but the knight is dead and cannot answer. Grand Master Lucas de Beaumanoir declares judgment made; Ivanhoe has saved Rebecca.

Rebecca is released as King Richard arrives with the intent to act as Rebecca's champion. King Richard orders that...

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