William's friends standing by him while he is arrested and put in the pillory, protecting him from being beaten and having vegetables thrown at him. William even tells them to leave and let the crowd have him. Roland's response?.
Roland: God love you, William. So do I.
Will's reunion with his blind father, which doubles as a Tear Jerker.
Will's friends helping him write his love letter to Jocelyn ("I miss you like the sun misses the flower").
"Your men love you. If I knew nothing else about you, that would be enough." The Black Prince, freeing William from the pillory.
Chaucer's introduction of William at the final tourney, with Jocelyn and John Thatcher listening from the stands:
Wat:Sir William Thatcher, that's your name. Your father heard that.