Related Topics

The Daughter of Time - Study Guide Chapter Four Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Daughter of Time.
This section contains 396 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Daughter of Time Study Guide

Sergeant Williams brings Alan "The Rose of Raby," which is supposedly the best history of England, the title referring to Richard III's mother.

Alan learns from Tanner's Constitutional History that, as a little boy, Richard was highly devoted to his attentive older brother, Edward, whose children he later supposedly killed over his desire to be king. Young Richard and his younger brother lived with a family called Paston.

Mrs. Tinker, Alan's maid, arrives and is concerned Alan has not read his newspaper, but he tells her he is improving. He asks her to deliver a request to Marta at the theater, asking her to get him a copy of Thomas More's history of Richard III. Mrs. Tinker, to whom Alan has given many expensive presents, dresses shabbily and is not well educated, but clearly cares for Alan.

In Tanner's Constitutional History, Alan learns little about...

(read more from the Chapter Four Summary)

This section contains 396 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Daughter of Time Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Daughter of Time from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.