After confort a knight , to come & beare his banner
After confort a knyght · to come and bere his banere
In place of R's truncated kniȝte, which clearly involves an omission,
beta reads conforte a knyghte. The omission appears to have occurred in
alpha, with F attempting a typical repair by fleshing out a komely knyght.
Cx agrees with beta, and no C manuscript shows a
comparable error to that attested by the alpha manuscripts. to come and bere
his banere .
AfterF.16.91: Alpha is responsible for the omission of Confort. a komelyF.16.91: F's komely is unique. knyght / to comen & bere his baner.