Chapter 6 Summary

The guests will all be spending the stormy night in Cedric's mansion. A servant assigned to show the Palmer to his room is joined by Wamba in his eagerness to know all the Palmer knows of Ivanhoe, for the estranged son of Cedric is called Wilfrid of Ivanhoe.

The Palmer declines to discuss "in the kitchen" what is "prohibited in the Hall," much disappointing the domestic staff. The servant takes his revenge by lodging the Palmer in a tiny room next to Isaac the Jew. Rowena's maid, however, intercepts them, bringing Rowena's summons to the Palmer.

Rowena's rooms are large and elaborately decorated compared to the rest of Cedric's Saxon warrior lodge. Her maids retreat to the other side of the room as she...

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