From the Middle English Dictionary, bobaunce is the "Display of armed might or prowess; also, pride, arrogance, insolence, or fierceness (of a knight)."
c1325 Flem.Insur.(Hrl 2253) 29: For al huere bobaunce..tuenti score ant fyue haden þer meschaunce. a1375 WPal.(KC 13) 1071: Þe dou3ti duk of saxoyne..Wiþ bobaunce & wiþ bost brent fele tounes. a1375 WPal.(KC 13) 1129: & swiþe for bobaunce & bost burnes he sent. c1380 Firumb.(1) (Ashm 33) 383: Y..am y-come wyþ þe to fi3t, for al þy grete bobbaunce. c1380 Firumb.(1) (Ashm 33) 3188: Terry hys fader þat is wel fier, a man of gret bobaunce..He haþ y-beo many a man ys bane & a-strongled hem with ys teþ. c1380 Firumb.(1) (Ashm 33) 4180: Þan mi3t þou..come a3eyn in-to þys cost, with nobleye & bobaunce. c1400(?c1390) Gawain (Nero A.10) 9: Romulus..With gret bobbaunce þat bur3e he biges. c1460(a1449) Lydg. MRose (Hrl 2255) 92: Wher been..The worthy nyne with al ther hih bobbaunce? a1450(c1410) Lovel. Grail (Corp-C 80) 38.229: Neuer the prowdere weren they..Ne the More bobaunce hadden In herte, but to God 3oven preysenges. a1450-1509 Rich.(Brunner) 4522: Sere Archade took a gret launse, And come prykande wiþ bobaunce. c1450(?a1400) Wars Alex.(Ashm 44) 4252: Þi tent is all..In bost & in bobans, in bataills & stryuys. c1450(c1400) Sultan Bab.(Gar 140) 211: xv thousande came oute there..Ayen the Romaynes for to were, With bobaunce, booste, and grete pride. (a1470) Malory Wks.(Win-C) 1081/8: Yet for all hys pryde and bobbaunce, there ye proved youreselff better man than he.
Oh yeah, this *has* to go in someone's award text.