The Reckoning - Chapters 11, Montargis, France, March 1275 - 13, The Cog Holy Cross, off the Isles of Scilly, January 1276 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 11, Montargis, France, March 1275 - 13, The Cog Holy Cross, off the Isles of Scilly, January 1276 Summary

In chapter 11, Llewelyn needs an heir. He sends an unexpected messenger to Nell de Montfort asking for Ellen's hand in marriage. Llewelyn seeks to honor the plight troth he broke, and in marrying the daughter of a rebel, he will outrage Edward. Two months after the arrangements are made, Nell dies.

King Edward summons Llewelyn to do homage to him as a vassal to liege lord. Llewelyn is unable to do homage as long as Edward provides shelter for Davydd and Gruffydd. The King, as the liege lord, has a duty to provide protection to the vassal. King Edward is in breach of that duty, but he does not see it that way. If Llewelyn does not do homage...

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