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Here is a good confession / That teacheth man to salvation
Two couplets prefixed to the Forma Confitendi in prose
Title(s): Forma Confitendi
Subjects: confession; introductions, to prose texts
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 366vb
Transcription:
Heer is a good Confession
Þat techeþ mon to Sauacion
How þat mon schal schriuen him here
To techen him wel þe Maneere
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 2.340.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 37787, f. 3
Transcription:
Here is a goode confession
That teches man to saluation
How þat man shalle shryue him here
To teche him Welle the manere
Editions:
Catalogue of additions to the manuscripts in the British Museum in the years MDCCCCVI-MDCCCCX…. [London]: the Trustees of the British Museum, 1912: 140.
Baugh, Nita Scudder. A Worcestershire Miscellany, compiled by John Northwood, c. 1400, edited from British Museum MS. Add. 37,787. Philadelphia, 1956: 87.
Mahoney, John F. “Review of Baugh (1956).” Speculum 34 (1959): 97-9: 98.