Katherine - Study Guide Part One 1336-1337/Five Summary & Analysis

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Katherine's wedding is planned to take place before Swynford leaves for Bordeaux with the duke. The duke's court has moved to the Savoy Palace, and people are beginning to assemble in response to the call to arms for war. Swynford goes on ahead to the church to make arrangements, leaving his body guard Ellis to escort Katherine and Philippa to London.

The queen, who is feeling slightly better, has asked to meet Katherine. The queen's body is swollen with dropsy and, in her delirium, she still grieves for half of her children who have died. In a moment of lucidity, the queen remembers that she had not sent the convent enough for Katherine's keep for the years she lived there. She orders a ton of wine sent to Sheppey, as well as two marks and a novice with a dowry, which...

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