The Game of Kings - Part One, Chapters IV and V Summary & Analysis

Dorothy Dunnett
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Part One, Chapters IV and V Summary

Even though the English seemed to be retreating, Richard stayed away from home engaging in small skirmishes to ensure Scotland's status as a free country. Mariotta grew even more impatient with her new husband's absence. Sybilla and Mariotta were accompanied by Agnes Herries, a wealthy child boarding with them. Her grandfather had sent her to live at Midculter following the death of her father in the hopes that she would learn to be more like a lady. In addition to her outspokenness, she was not very good looking. Her family's wealth was in her favor and since her birth she had been engaged to the governor's son, John Hamilton. On her way to Midculter she fell off of Richard's horse and landed in the Nith River. Aside from being scared and wet she...

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