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Jerusalem in English is / As mickle to say as sight of peace
Gospel for Tenth Sunday after Trinity, in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: Portions of the text show verbal similarities to the Pricke of Conscience. For the text in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 570.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 201va-202rb
First Lines:
JErusalem on Englisch is
As muche to seyn as siht of pes…
Last Lines:
…God ȝif vs grace þat we may
Come þer is euere gomen and play. Amen
Attributed Title: Cum appropinquasset Ihesu Ierusalem (f. 201va)
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.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 150v-154
First Lines:
Ierusalem on ynglihsse es
Als mikil to saie als fight of pes…
Last Lines:
…God giue vs grace þat we maie
Come to heuene þare euer es plaie . Amen .
Editions:
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 248-254
First Lines:
Als seynt Luk þis day telles vs
Toward Jerusalem come ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Al myghti god þedire vs bryng
And graunte vs alle gode endyng
Attributed Title: Dominica xa post festum trinitatis secundum Lucam (p. 248)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 156v-159
First Lines:
IErusalem forsoþe on Englische is
als mekil to seyne as þe sighte of pes…
Last Lines:
…& to þat ioye bringevs he
Þat for vs deyde on þe rode tre
Attributed Title: Dominica 10a euangelium secundum Lucam. Cum appropinquasset ihesus ierusalem videns ciuitatem & ce. (f. 156v)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 104v-107v
First Lines:
Jerusalem on Inglisch es
Als mykyll at say as syght of pes…
Last Lines:
…God gyf vs grace þat we may
Come þider þar uer es gammen and play Amen
Attributed Title: Þis es þe gospell of þe tende sonday (f. 104v, with two lines Latin scripture)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 6va-7rb
First Lines:
Erusalem on Englische is
As muche to sei as sight of pes…
Last Lines:
…God ȝif vs grae þat we may
Come þer is euer gomen and play. Amen
Attributed Title: Cum appropinquasset Ihesus Ierusalem (f. 6va)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.
7.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 112-116
First Lines:
Jerusalem oun ynglihsse es
Als mikill at say als sight of pes…
Last Lines:
…God gif vs grace þat we may
Comon to heuen þair euer es play. Amen
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 45rb
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 115v-118
First Lines:
Saynt luke says Ierusalem one ynglys ese
als mykyll at say als cyte of pese…
Last Lines:
…god gyfe vs grace þat we may
cum þider er euer es gam & play
Attributed Title: Dominica decima Secundum Lucam (f. 115v)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 128v-131v
First Lines:
Ierusalem on englys es
As moche to say as syght of pes…
Last Lines:
…God gyff vs gras þat we all may
Cum þeddyr þare euer is gamyn and play
Attributed Title: Dominica decima post festum trinitatis (f. 128v)