Fleur tells Soames she is in love with Jon and persuades him to visit Irene.
Fleur visits Jon at the farm; Fleur goes to Robin Hill to meet Jon's parents, without revealing her identity.
Jon goes on holiday, leaving Fleur in the company of Mont at her weekend party.
The Forsyte family gathers in London, where Fleur and Jon meet as children; Fleur and Jon meet again 11 years later, and Fleur tries to find out why everyone seems to want to keep them apart.
Soames divorces Irene; both Irene and Annette are pregnant; Soames tells his dying father he has a son, even though the baby's a girl.
Despite his feelings for Annette, Soames's feelings for Irene are easily rekindled. His obsession with her returns when he sees her again, even after twelve years.
Soames tries for one last chance with Irene, only for her to spurn him and marry Young Jolyon.
Winifred begins painful divorce proceedings after Montague steals her pearls for his mistress.
Soames rapes Irene; on his way to confront Soames, a furious Bosinney is hit by a cab; Old Jolyon reunites with his family and moves to Robin Hill.
A grieving Irene runs away to a life on the streets.
Helene gives birth to a son and Frances dies in a hunting accident. Irene tells Soames she doesn't love him but agrees to marriage.
Irene and Bosinney plan to run away together; Soames rapes Irene.
Soames designs a retreat to save his marriage; Jolyon reconciles with his son's family; Winifred's marriage sours; Soames' dream house materializes.
Winifred announces her engagement; young Jolyon reveals his feelings for his June's governess; Soames' search for a wife leads him to Irene.