Cristendom as in hethenesse,
Our Knight, who has traveled far and wide, is so noble and proper in his conduct that he is blessed and honored wherever he goes, whether in Christian territories conquered during the First Crusade, or non-Christian lands. This knight would probably tell us that there’s one thing believers and non-believers would agree to:
There is very intentional wordplay here: one meaning of “wel” is “blessed”. This knight stays blessed inside and out of God’s domain.
Note the heavy assonance of short ‘e’s: “As wel in cristendom as in hethenesse,” a repeated eh, eh, eh, like so what?
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