It bicomeþ to a kepe and to deffendekyng . to kepe and to deffende
It becommeth to a king to kepe and to defende
¶ It bicomes to a kyng to kepe and to defende
It bicomeþ to a kyng to kepe &O.19.40: HmOCot alone lack to before defende. defende
It be-comeþ wel to a kyng / to kepen his lond & to defende it.