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The Daughter of Time - Chapter Six Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Six Summary

Marta has Thomas More's history of England delivered to Grant. He is surprised and finds himself uneasy with More's sympathetic view of the tormented Richard III. He detects treachery among Richard's servants in his reading, and perceives More's pensive Richard to be "highly-strung and capable of both great evil and great suffering." Richard's challenge to the council in the tower before he takes the crown is commonly taught in English grammar school, but Alan is shocked to read that Richard makes a Dr. Shaw preach a sermon accusing his mother of conceiving both of his brothers with someone other than the Duke of York, claiming Richard as their only legitimate son. Dr. Shaw apparently dies of remorse over making the statement.

More goes on to say Richard first approached the Tower's constable about getting rid of his young nephews, but instead sent Tyrrel to London...

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