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The Other Boleyn Girl Chapter Summary & Analysis - Summer 1524 Summary

Philippa Gregory
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Summer 1524 Summary

Mary is confined in a dark room to await the arrival of her child. Anne is allowed to come from Hever to be with Mary for the birth. She has been bored and ignored at Hever, and has not even taken the time to notice the local farms, choosing instead to stay inside and read. There is still tremendous jealousy between the girls, with Anne saying that the only way to come to the attention of their family is to climb into the king's bed. "You have to be a whore to be beloved by this family" (158).

Mary's baby girl is born. Mary is delighted with her baby, and even the king seems to like her, bringing Mary diamonds and books and a gold purse. Mary names her Catherine, after the queen, and the baby will bear the last name of Carey, Mary's husband's name. In exchange...

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