Chapter 26: In which the duel still takes place, the duke of Anjou is insulted and Chicot draws some conclusions for himself.
Chapter 25: In which the morning of the duel dawns and monsieur de Monsoreau hunts a boar.
Chapter 24: In which some threads converge in the Abbey of St. Genevieve, Chicot pays his debts and Gorenflot gets his just deserts.
Chapter 23: In which the duke of Anjou signs a document, Monsoreau prepares for a hunt of a different nature and the Feast of Corpus Christi is celebrated.
Chapter 22: In which the king gives his permission and a certain pair of gloves betrays the owner.
Chapter 21: In which Monsoreau receives guests, the rules of the duel are agreed upon and maitre Bonhomet serves an excellent dinner.
Chapter 19: In which Gorenflot finally follows his true calling, St. Luc seeks to regain the king`s favor and Chicot satisfies his curiosity.
Chapter 18: In which Remy`s oath of Hippocrates is invoked and certain celebrations prove to be premature.
Chapter 17: In which Monsoreau and St. Luc take a walk in the park and Catherine de Medici finally arrives in Angers.