The Winthrop Woman - Chapter Three Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Three Summary

The romantic Bess is full of springtime and goes downstairs for a remedy for Martha's toothache. An elegantly dressed man comes into the shop asking for their best tobacco. After smoking some, he realizes he cannot pay for it, but says his name is Robert Seaton and he is a friend of the Earl of Thanet. He secretly whispers to Bess to climb over the wall for a valentine that awaits her.

Bess is surprised to find her cousin Harry, who is no longer in Barbados but is in London in her garden, decked out like a pirate with earrings and cutlass. He wants to know where he stands with his father and uncle, and reminds Bess that they were both black sheep as children. He is potentially in trouble in Barbados for killing a man. He offers her rum and...

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