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The System of the World Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 7: Chapter 12 Summary

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Book 7: Chapter 12 Summary

Royal Society, Crane Court, July 24, 1714

The Clubb believes that Henry Arlanc is a traitor and a spy, so Clubb members place him in irons, imprison him and demand to know how he became a mignon of Jack Shaftoe. Henry explains his involvement in the war of Spanish succession and describes how Jack recruited soldiers before the crown could. Henry also confesses to stealing gunpowder, weapons and guns from the Queen's army.

Book 7: Chapter 12 Analysis

Henry Arlanc feels indebted to Jack because he saved his father's life many years ago and even though Arlanc knows that Jack is a thief, he believes that Jack is caring and compassionate. Therefore, Arlanc feels no remorse for carrying out Jack's wishes and following his instructions. This information comes as a surprise to Daniel. In addition, Arlanc admits that he told Jack about the Royal Society's actions and the movements...

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