The Queen's Fool - Winter 1557 - Summer 1558 Summary & Analysis

Philippa Gregory
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Winter 1557 - Summer 1558 Summary

England and Spain were victorious in their wartime pursuits. The French led a counter attack on the city of Calais in the winter of 1557-1558. Historically the city had proved impenetrable. It was surrounded by eight defensive forts and a harbor devised to flood in order to halt an approaching army. The French sacked some of the forts then entered the city by means of an inland invasion where they were not anticipated. Lord Dudley and his men prepare to ride out of Calais and stop the intruders, but their aim was wrong, and while they rode out of the city it was attacked from behind. Hannah and Marie left the shop and went their separate ways in search of a safer venue. Hannah headed for Daniel's home. Along the way she met Daniel's mistress on the street. She had been beaten and...

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