The Iron King - Part 2, The Adulterous Princesses; Chapter's 9-10 Summary & Analysis

Maurice Druon
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Part 2, The Adulterous Princesses; Chapter's 9-10 Summary and Analysis

Chapter's Nine and Ten of Part Two, "The Adulterous Princesses" sees the council being called and the judgement passed on the Brother's Aunay, Marguerite, Blanche and Jeanne.

In "The Blood Royal" the narrative begins by following the actions of Nogaret the Secretary General of France, as he tortures the Brother's Aunay. Rather horrendously and graphically, the two Brothers are carefully dismantled by Nogaret and his team of torturers until the two men can no longer stand or speak. Nogaret then leaves the dungeons and travels to the King's audience chamber where he is conducting a council meeting with his sons, Isabella and Valois. Here, Nogaret tells the king the entire confessions of the two equerries, including every detail, moment, meeting and assignation, before leaving.

The King asks his sons what they...

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