The Heptameron - Stories Eleven through Fifteen Summary & Analysis

Margaret of Navarre (Sicilian queen)
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Stories Eleven through Fifteen Summary

In Story Eleven, Nomerfide tells of lady Roncex who in her haste to use the outhouse, makes a mess of herself. Her friend misunderstands Roncex's cries for help and calls for masculine assistance because she believes Roncex is being raped. Therefore, Roncex is seen by all, men and women alike, covered in the filth she has gotten from the outhouse. In Story Twelve, Dagoucin tells a story of a duke who is killed because he asks a man under his command permission to sleep with his sister. The man values his sister's virtue more than the duke's life and kills the duke to keep his sister from this type of harm.

In story Thirteen, Parlamente tells a story about a young lady married to an old man who rekindles another woman's belief in her husband's love for...

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