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Cnihtgesiþas þæs Hosenbendes
Þæs Hosenbendhādes sculdortæcn

Se Æþelosta Hosebendhād ƿæs gestaðoled in 1348 and he bīd þæs Brytiscan cynedōmes hēasta cnihthād and æfter þæm Uictoriarōde and Georgiusrōde his geƿeorþigoste sundorƿeorþung. Se cnihthād birþ Sctes Georges scild and gelicnesse, se ƿæs Englalandes mundhalga.

Þone Hosebend giefð se Ƿealdend æt his geþance and he is cynegifu for mannum of þæm Geānedan Rīce and ellesƿīse in þæm Þēodacyneƿīsan rīcum. Midƿist þæs cnihthādes is neauru þe hie bēoþ se Ƿealdend, se Ƿēala Þēoden, and nān mar þon 24 gesīþas. Ēac in þæm cnihthāde sind oferrīm cnihtas and hlæfdiga (to bysene æþelingas and elelendiscu bregas). Nīƿ giefa þæs hōsebend sind on Sanctes Georges Mæssedæge gegiefen se is 23. Ēastermōnaþ, for þæm þe Halga Georgius ƿæs Englalandes mundhalga.

Þæs Hosebendhād tæcn is hosebend mid þæm cƿide Honi soit qui mal y pense (se is Middelfrencisc and menþ "scamu on him se hycgþ yfel þærof") in gyldnum bōcstafum. Gesiðas þæs Hosebendhād brūcaþ sƿylcen hosebend on gilddagum.

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Ēadƿeard III Engla Cyning gestaðolede þone Hosebendhād ymbe þæm tīd þe he began his crafung for þæm Frenciscan cynedōme. Se gear hsi staþol oftost is geþohted to bēon 1348 ac The Complete Peerage sēo bōc secgþ þe se cnihthād ƿæs gestaþoled on Halgan Georges Mæssedæge in 1344 and his ǣrrestan cniht gegyldas on þæm dæge,and onmang him ƿæs Sanchet D'Abrichecourt Cniht, se forþferede in 1345.

Þæs Cyninges hrælþegnes bōc secgþ þe Garter hrægl ƿæron gegiefen in þæm ƿintre of 1348.