The Heptameron - Stories Sixty-one through Sixty-five Summary & Analysis

Margaret of Navarre (Sicilian queen)
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Stories Sixty-one through Sixty-five Summary

In Story Sixty-one, Saffredent tells a story in which a preoccupied man's wife has an affair with a canon she meets at church. Although the woman goes to great lengths to be with her canon, and even lives with him for a period of fifteen years, her husband takes her back when she is jailed as a result of her bigamous relationship. In Story Sixty-two, Longarine tells a story about a woman who accidentally lets her audience know that she is telling the story of her own rape.

In Story Sixty-three, Dagoucin recounts a story of a man who rejects the advances of women. In this particular story, the man is happily married. He pretends to be sick so that he does not have to attend a dinner party set up by the King at which four...

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