The Door in the Wall - chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Marguerite De Angeli
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chapter 1 Summary

Robin is sitting in bed trying to cover his ears from the sounds outside. All of the bells of the churches in London are ringing and it is extremely loud and feels like yelling in Robin's head.

Robin is the son of a lord and is expected to be a knight like his father. He is supposed to work in the household of another knight to learn the ways of knighthood. Knights must learn to be brave, polite, and strong in body and heart. Robin's father is a brave knight and has to leave Robin and his mother to fight with the King of England, Edward III, in the Scottish Wars.

The day after his tenth birthday, his mom leaves him as well. She is required to serve as a lady-in-waiting to the queen and so she tells Robin that John-the-Fletcher is coming...

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