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

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Grant learns from The Rose of Raby about Cecily Nevill, Duchess of York, who was mother to the two York brothers, Richard and Edward, pure-bred Englishmen from an impressively royal family line. The book's author, Evelyn Payne-Ellis, deduces that Cecily Nevill was in love with her husband, Richard Plantagenet, because instead of staying at home, she accompanied her husband on his many travels, a fact witnessed to by the different birthplaces of her eight children.

Grant reads a passage from a letter wherein Cecily Nevill watches her brother, son and husband leave for battle, wondering which might not return, and hoping for young Edmund's safety. His interest is piqued by a mention of younger Richard in the background, the changeling baby with dark brows and brown hair. While her other son wins his battle at Towton, Cecily's husband, brother and son Edmund are all killed...

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