… The steward, casting a sly glance back into the hall
through the great hinges on its doors
saw that his Lord and the boy were now
conversing in the child’s own outlandish tongue.
Then Ewan rose to stand and called to him as of yore
when they had fought together at war.
The steward immediately ran to his Lord
Who made him summon the whole household.
So, the household were summoned and they gathered before the dias,
on which stood Lord Ewan and the strange, green-clad child,
with at their head Lord Ewan’s brother Turkin.
Lord Ewan bade his brother kneel
and taking his sword from him and laying it upon both shoulders
he made him a knight there and then, and he took the keys
from his own belt and the gold spurs from his own feet and he said aloud,
“I call on you all to witness the transfer of my knighthood
and the honour of Fulnay to my brother Lord Turkin,
and by these actions, my house, my goods and all of my lands.”…