In July of 1346, Edward III launches the largest invasion force England has ever amassed. Caris and Mair follow two days later. They were unable to go sooner because the king commandeered all the ships to carry his army across the Channel. The two nuns think it best to follow the army as they seek Bishop Richard. The boat captain who takes them across gives them a ham. When they object to taking his food, saying they have money, the captain tells them money will do them no good if there is nothing to buy. The army traditionally destroys everything it cannot take with it so nothing will...
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