Angry that Gillespie used her for sex and has no intention of taking her to Chicago, Diana tips Billy off that the American plans to snatch baby William and leave Bea behind. Billy races to the air-strip and is reunited with his wife and her baby. Lady Ellen also sees through Gillespie and reconciles with her sister. Joyce still blames Dennis Tucker for turning her husband in, but when he gets his foot caught in a snare and reflects on his torment at having killed Lord Hoxley, she frees him and they call a truce. Connie tries to impress the bishop when he comes to tea with Henry, but he is so patronizing towards her that Henry throws him out and proposes to her. She accepts. Martin's operation is a success, but Finch is shocked to learn that Esther funded it via an 'arrangement' with Vernon Storey. However Dennis Tucker gets revenge on their behalf. Everybody gathers for William's christening before Billy leaves for war knowing that Bea loves him and will wait for him.