The Three Musketeers - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

The forty pistoles have now been consumed, as well as the available cash of the Musketeers. D'Artagnan's landlord, M. Bonancieux, comes to visit him, requesting his help on a personal matter (in lieu of d'Artagnan's now lagging rent), so d'Artagnan agrees to help him. The landlord explains that his wife, who is a seamstress to the queen, has been abducted for political reasons that involve the queen and the English Duke of Buckingham (George Villiers). He says that before her abduction, his wife had confided to him that the queen believed her enemies had forged a letter in her name to the Duke of Buckingham to entice him to Paris and lead him into a trap. From M. Bonancieux description of the abductor, d'Artagnan recognizes the same man who stole his letter in Meung. Moments later, d'Artagnan and M. Bonancieux see the man...

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