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

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Chapter Eight Summary

Marta says Carradine must have seen her play, At Sea in a Bowl, five hundred times, he is so smitten with Atlanta. She thinks they make a sweet, trusting couple, like twins, and calls them an "idyll."

Grant has learned that Thomas More got his information about Richard from Henry VII's Archbishop of Canterbury, John Morton, who was Richard's bitterest enemy, and the accounts of Richard that followed were all built on that. Grant tells Marta that Oliphant notes Richard's admirable qualities and on the same page calls him unscrupulous when it comes to wanting the crown. Grant suspects Oliphant may have had a Lancastrian bias, since he does not challenge Henry VII's usurpation of the crown. Marta remembers Kipling's account of Henry VII that showed him mean and rich. Grant notes Richard III's motto was "Loyaulté me lie," or "loyalty blinds me."

Brent Carradine...

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