This chapter's epigraph is two passages from George Crabbe's poem "The Hall of Justice." The first part of the quote is in the voice of a judge condemning the second speaker for his crimes. The second part of the quote is from the criminal, who wants to confess his terrible life.
Urfried doesn't lead Cedric out of the castle, as she promised.
Instead, she leads him to a room where they can talk.
Urfried knows that Cedric is a Saxon, and she wants to tell him her life story.
Urfried is the daughter of Torquil Wolfganger, Cedric's father's friend.
Urfried realizes that the man in front of her is none other than Cedric of Rotherwood.
Cedric is equally shocked to realize that Urfried is none other than Ulrica, whom the Saxons had all mourned as dead.
She was taken prisoner by Reginald Front-de-Boeuf Senior, the current Front-de-Boeuf's father.