The Heptameron - Stories Forty-six through Fifty Summary & Analysis

Margaret of Navarre (Sicilian queen)
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Stories Forty-six through Fifty Summary

In Story Forty-six, Oisille tells of the friar, De Vale. De Vale is in love with a judge's wife who does not like him. To try his luck, however, De Vale follows the woman into an attic. The woman kicks the friar in the stomach, causing him to fall down the stairs. Soon the friar is making moves toward a young girl. Believing the priest will cure her daughter of her laziness, the girl's mother allows the priest to punish the daughter for not getting out of bed. Instead of punishing the girl, however, the priest rapes her. By the time the girl tells her mother what has happened, the friar has already gone away from that town. He is not seen again.

In Story Forty-seven, Dagoucin tells of two friends who lived together and shared everything...

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