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The System of the World Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 8: Chapter 15 Summary

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Book 8: Chapter 15 Summary

Westminster Abbey, Oct. 20, 1714

The new king, George Louis, is crowned. White is arrested for conspiring with Jack Shaftoe and Edouard De Gex, trespassing upon the liberty of the Tower and adulterating the Pyx. This decision is issued upon the authority of the Lord Chancellor from the House of Lords.

Book 8: Chapter 15 Analysis

The coronation of George is a tedious church procedure that lasted many hours. Upon its conclusion, all are pleased to have a new king. Jack Shaftoe, who has spent many days under pressure, enters a plea and confesses, denouncing White, who has been implicated as the mastermind behind the tampering of the English currency. White has been vigorously watched by the Crown and the governing body of England. When White is left alone as the crowds disperses after the King's coronation andrew Ellis, viscount and blackguard, arrests White. This is a monumental moment...

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