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

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Chapter Four Summary

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...

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