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

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On their wedding day, Katherine asks Hugh if they can stop to look at a shrine containing a huge black marble cross, which gave Hugh a superstitious shrinking feeling on his neck. When they view the cross, Hugh's sword magically unfastens and falls to the pavement, rolling down to the floor and pointing toward the western door. The pilgrims at the shrine immediately assume this is a sign that the Holy Cross was angry with Hugh, and wanted him to leave, wondering what kind of sin he has committed. The resident monk feels that the holy cross is wanting the sword as a sacrifice, but the sword has sentimental value, and Hugh will not give it up. He is coerced into giving money to the Friar instead, but wonders what this might mean for his marriage.

After an extremely unromantic wedding...

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