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

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Part One 1336-1337/Seven Summary

Katherine has managed to hold a celebration at Kettlethorpe for the Feast of the Assumption holiday, with dancing, food and blessings for all in the village, at Gibbon's advice. Hugh has punished the lazy serfs and exacted the manor's dues. Gibbon is brought to court on a litter, and tries to help Hugh with advice. With new servants and employees, the manor is being administrated more appropriately, and Gibbon is being cared for. The servants, although still somewhat defiant, are no longer as rebellious.

After he strikes her in the face, Katherine informs Hugh that she may be pregnant. Hugh is pleased and plans to be back in May for the birth. He warns her to stay away from Nichola so that the baby will not be affected or "marked" by the contact. Hugh leaves for Southampton at the duke's orders...

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