The Three Musketeers - Chapter 48 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 48 Summary

The messages are written – Bazin, Aramis' servant takes the message that goes to the queen, and Planchet takes the message to Lord de Winter. Lord de Winter's message explains that his sister-in-law has no real claim as his relation, since she was already married when she married his brother. It also reveals that she has tried twice to have her brother-in-law killed for his inheritance; and says she will probably make a third attempt upon reaching England. Finally, the letter warns of the seriousness of her intentions by making reference to the criminal brand on the lady's shoulder.

The Musketeers wait with bated breath until Bazin and Planchet each finally return and report the success of their missions.

Chapter 48 Analysis

Lady de Winter has sworn that anyone who knows the secret of her brand must die – which is why she so badly wants...

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