The book also inspired a similarly titled 2008 drama-documentary that chronicled the Jean de Carrouges duel, which aired on BBC Four.
As a result, the interpretation of three different realities and three conflicting points of view culminates in a grueling match to the death.
Marguerite's story reveals more about the barbarism in the beliefs and laws of the time.
Yeah, I was always very aware of that.
It's not done out of greed, since Jacques himself doesn't know his grateful boss is about to gift him the property in thanks, but to help his master become financially stable again.
Soon, Jean once again heads off to battle, and is officially knighted.