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The Favored Child Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 5 and 6 Summary

Philippa Gregory
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Chapters 5 and 6 Summary

Uncle John is disappointed with Richard's knowledge and demands that he study harder. He goes to London for several days and returns with the knowledge that he's hired Ralph Megson as an overseer for the estate. John believes that Ralph Megson left the estate as a child. When Julia goes into the village, she discovers that Ralph is well-known there and that he has brought food to the people. Ralph had no legs but maneuvered well on peg legs. When Ralph sees Julia, he immediately recognizes that she's Beatrice's child. Ralph and Richard clash immediately, Richard demanding respect and Ralph seeing Richard as a child. Richard then calls for Ralph to be fired, but Julia stands up for him, and John refuses. When John and Julia go to the village in search of Julia's glove, they encounter the groom, Dench, but Julia introduces him with...

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