Katherine - Part One 1336-1337/Two Summary & Analysis

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Part One 1336-1337/Two Summary

The trip to Windsor is made longer by the nuns' inadequate horses and Long Will's impatience to return to the parties and celebrating of St. George's Day at the castle.

Long Will shares that John of Gaunt, or the Duke of Lancaster, has inherited wealth through lucky marriages and deaths. Windsor is teeming with people, both royal and common, including knights and nobles, rich and poor. When Katherine is called a charity wench by the local bishop, she reminds herself that her father was a knight, but is still feeling quite uncomfortable about her poor clothing and simple appearance. Once they arrive, Philippa tells them that the queen is quite ill and will not be able to see Godeleva, who was hoping for some royal favor and new novices to take back to the convent.

After a warm greeting, Philippa is...

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