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

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Part One 1336-1337/Three Summary

Hugh Swynford is hopelessly in love or lust with Katherine, much to his mocking colleagues' delight. Katherine is not interested in him at all, and is excited by all of the entertainment and the new, busy environment of the court. When she goes out of the courtyard to hear people singing, Hugh attacks her and tries to rape her. The Duke of Lancaster stops him, but Swynford says he wants to marry Katherine. Katherine is brought to the duke's wife, Blanche and tells her of the incident. Suddenly, the duke is repelled by Katherine and feels resentment toward her without knowing why, although he is also attracted to her.

We learn that Hugh Swynford comes from a family of fighters and has inherited the manor of Ketel the Dane, or Kettlethorpe, from his father. His stepmother's money had been used for...

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