...And there he saw the lovely child, weeping in that horrible hollow, clothed like a king's son.
So ends the first part of this tale. All who would like to hear more should offer an 'Our Father' to the High King of Heaven for the noble Earl of Hereford, Sir Humphrey de Bohun, nephew of old King Edward who lies at Gloucester. For he is the first to have this tale translated from French into English for the benefit of all Englishmen; whoever prays thus, may God grant him bliss!
The cowherd's wife looked after the little boy as though he were her own son...