Chapter 10 Summary

Retiring for the night, the Disinherited Knight is swarmed by squires and pages eager to discover what Prince John could not—his identity. The knight, however, declines their offers of service and relies only on his own attendant, a "clownish" character half smothered in furs that obscure his identity as well.

He has won not only the tournament but also the horses and armor of the knights he defeated. These arrive with the squires of the defeated knights, who wish to know whether he intends to keep the prizes or exercise the option of allowing the knights to random them back.

To four of the squires, the Disinherited Knight declares that the prizes belong with their "valiant masters," and that being truly...

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