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Sarum: The Novel of England Chapter Summary & Analysis - New World Summary

Edward Rutherfurd
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The year is 1553 and many of the ornate furnishings of the churches and cathedrals are being removed. Abigail and Peter Mason remove a stain glass window that Benedict Mason had designed many years earlier. This is the period of the Reformation and King Henry VIII is the spiritual head of the English Church, which broke with Rome.

Edward Shockley marries Katherine, who is Catholic. He says that he and his family are Catholics. In 1547, young Edward VI becomes king. Ruling with regents, he embraces Protestantism. In Sarum, things quickly change and Katherine is very affected by the changes. Edward favors the changes but tells his wife he is a devout Catholic. He soon tells Katherine to stop teaching their young daughter Catholic doctrine for fear she will say something in public.

Edward is hoping to enter into a business deal with Thomas Forest. Edward travels...

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