The Witch of Blackbird Pond Summary and Analysis: Chapter 15

Elizabeth George Speare

Summary and Analysis: Chapter 15

New Characters
Captain Samuel Talcott: the Wethersfield citizen who leads—and calms—the crowd going to see Governor Andros, the new royal governor.

Governor Edmond Andros: the new royal governor.

Summary
This chapter opens on an angry argument: Matthew Wood and a number of men, including William Ashby, are in the company room discussing what they should do about the colony’s future. The women work in the next room, wondering what is going on. When Kit asks what William is doing there, Judith informs her that William has changed his mind and now agrees with Matthew about protecting the colony’s rights. Judith also remarks at how little Kit seems to listen...

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