The Iron King - Part 2, The Adulterous Princesses; Chapter's 4-6 Summary & Analysis

Maurice Druon
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Part 2, The Adulterous Princesses; Chapter's 4-6 Summary and Analysis

Chapter's Four to Six of Part Two concerns themselves, mostly with the adventures and character of Gucci Baglioni as he makes his way back from England and to his master, Spinello Tolomei the Lombard Banker.

The first Chapter, "The Debt" sees Gucci visiting the family of Cressay who are currently in ruinous circumstances; their gentleman Lord of Cressay having died and leaving his wife, sons and daughter behind to face his debts. As he travels to Cressay, Gucci re-imagines himself not as the lover of a Queen but instead the role of an implacable Lombard banker, sent to bring destitution to a family. When he gets there however, he finds that the Provost (or sheriff) of the land has already had a similar idea and is even then leading off the...

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