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The Witch of Blackbird Pond Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6 Summary

Elizabeth George Speare
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Chapter 6 Summary

Reverend Bulkeley and John Holbrook are invited over to the Woods for dinner. Rachel and the girls have worked very hard to put a nice meal out for them. The only one who doesn't seem very pleased is Kit's uncle, Matthew. When, after dinner, the Reverend expresses his approval of the Royalists, Matthew is even more put out. There are sharp words exchanged between the two men. The Reverend is in favor of the appointment, by King James, of Andros as Governor of the Colonies. Matthew resented the interference from England in the Colonies' administration. Massachusetts has readily accepted Andros, Connecticut is taking a bit longer. Politics in Wethersfield are a very touchy issue.

During the long prayer that evening, the Reverend says a special prayer for Mercy in her weakness and affliction. This annoys Kit. After a few weeks in the house, she has come to...

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