What are you looking for Sir Knight? We old people know things.
"My leve mooder,," quod this knight certeyn, "I nam but deed, but-if that I can seyn what thing it isthat wommen most desyre; coude ye me wisse, I wolde wel quyte your hyre.""Plighte me thy trouthe, heer in myn hand," quod she, "the nexte thing that I requere thee, thou shalt it do, if itlye in thy might; and I wol telle it yow er it be night.""have heer my trouthe," quod the knight, "I grante."
A Knight's Promise
One Year Later
My lige lady, generally, winneb desyren to have sovereyntee as wel over hir housbond as hir love, and for to been in maistrie him above; this is your moste desyr.
Knight, I claim my promise: marry me and become my beloved!
My husband, do not worry that I am old, ugly and poor. You have let me choose your fate--I choose beauty, youth and faithfulness for our future.
And thus they live, unto hir lyves end, in parfit love; and lesu Crist us sende Housbondes meke, yonge, and fresshe a-bedde, and grace toverbyde hem that we wedde.