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

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

In Story Fifty-six, Hircan tells of a old friar and young priest imprisoned because they planned a fake marriage with a gullible woman and her daughter in order to receive the promised dowry. In Story Fifty-seven, Parlemente tells the story of an English lord who has attached to his cloak a lady's glove decorated with jewels. The lord tells that the glove was the only token of the lady he loved so deeply yet did not tell of his love.

In Story Fifty-eight, Dagoucin recounts the tale of a woman who decides to have some fun with one of her gentleman suitors. She instructs the man to follow her to her room, then has two friends stand watch and call out "Help! Thief!" when they see him coming. Although he pretends that he is not, the suitor...

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