The Iron King - Part 1, A Curse; Chapter's 7-9 Summary & Analysis

Maurice Druon
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Part 1, A Curse; Chapter's 7-9 Summary and Analysis

The last three chapter's in Part I completes the basic plot for the entire book; and sets up the stream of events that occupy the rest of the narrative.

Chapter Seven, "The Tower of Love," sees the young equerry-courtiers Philippe of Aunay and Gautier (his brother) traveling across the Seine river on a boat poled by an old man. Whilst almost everyone else is attending 'the Island of the Jews' to see the burning of the Templar Knights, the two brothers are secretly making their way to the Hotel-de-Nesle to see the Princess-Queen's Marguerite and Blanche. Their boatman cackles and asks them what they are doing, but the two brothers palm him off with excuses, confident that they are being surreptitious in their amorous adventures. When they get to the island they find...

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