To which, after some Perswasion to the contrary, the venerable Beldam waited on her.
"He's only doing it to make sure I'm not a beldam," said Gwen innocently.
"This is a make-peace fashion of thine," said the beldam, relaxing into a smile.
"Sir Robert has himself written me about that beldam," said the chamberlain.
The beldam sat with her face towards Rodolph and the brigand.