The Winthrop Woman - Chapter Nine Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Nine Summary

Bess lives happily In Watertown with her husband, Robert. Watertown dares to challenge John Winthrop's authority through several incidents, and Bess is pleased to be a part of the community. Feake is not much of a farmer, and has a strange, dark reaction whenever Bess brings up London. There seems to be something in his past that disturbs him.

Bess and her little daughter, Joan, get an unexpected visit from Chiefs of the Narragansetts, as well as James Sagamore, Indians who try to take guns from her in exchange for beaver hides. Their visit is interrupted by her neighbor, Captain Daniel Patrick, who sends them away, scolding the Indians for trying this when they claim to be friends to the English (Daniel Patrick is the Irish soldier who rescued Harry Winthrop when he missed his boat).

Bess is forced to endure...

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