The Reckoning - Study Guide Chapters 14, Bristol, England, January 1276 - 16, Worcester, England, September 1276 Summary & Analysis

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In chapter 14, the crew of the cog Holy Cross is stranded in Bristol. Hugh owes his life to Brian. Hugh acts like a commoner without the superior attitude of knights and nobility, so he is able to gain Brian's trust and friendship. Hugh needs a horse because he is determined to follow Ellen. Hugh has no money, but Brian tells him of Jewish money-lenders. Edward has segregated the Jews. They are thought to be evil servants of the devil and Christians will not do business with the Jews. The interest from money-lending is their only source of income, until Edward outlaws it. The King cancels the debts of Christians and leaves the Jews with no means of survival. The money-lending business has been forced underground, but Brian helps Hugh find a Jewish man...

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