The Winthrop Woman - Chapter Nineteen Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Nineteen Summary

Hallet is accepted into the community of Greenwich and is asked to train a small band of soldiers for protection. Bess's son-in-law, Thomas, is not pleased, feeling he should have the position, given that he is the new son of the largest landowner.

During the busy maple sugar time, Bess goes into labor and delivers a deformed child, who dies fairly soon. Bess is ill for many days, but Will Hallet's presence seems to help. Anneke realizes what is going on between them.

Robert Feake comes home after having escaped the Reverend Bishop and Thomas Lyon's grasp. Feake has signed a paper giving all his property to Bess and Will Hallet, and he has decided to return to London. He takes his share of money from the family chest and disappears. Jealous Thomas, having banished Will from the Feake home, keeps...

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