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Saint John in our gospel says us
Gospel for the Fourth Sunday after Easter in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 2558.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 123v-125
First Lines:
In oure gospell saynte Johan saise vs
þat till his dissiples saide iesus…
Last Lines:
…þat he of vs haue no maistrie
And bringe vs to þi Ioye in hye . Amen .
Editions:
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 190va-190vc
First Lines:
Seint Ion in vr gospel seiþ vs
Þat to his disciples seide Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Sey alle Amen wilfully
And schild vs alle from his baily AMEN
Attributed Title: Vado ad eum qui me misit (f. 190va)
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.
3.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. b.17 [olim Robartes], no. 152 (two leaves), f. 2
First Lines:
…[ ] or lull gar Sala[ ]
fount [ ]luef [ ]…
Last Lines:
…[ ] when we degh make no worthy
To come to blys thurgh þi mercy
Note: Corresponds to Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), fols. 124v-125v; imperfect at beginning because just fragment, 10 x 2; worn and dirty, with loss of text.
Editions:
Nevanlinna, S. “A Note on the Robartes MS of the Northern Homily Collection.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 67 (1966): 58-66.
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 198-201
First Lines:
IN oure godspelle Seynt Ione telles vs
Þat til his disciples saide ihesus…
Last Lines:
…And when we dye make vs worthy
To come to blisse thorewe þi mercy
Attributed Title: Dominica iija post octava pasche secundum Iohannem (p. 198)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 127-128v
First Lines:
SEynt Iohn in oure Gospel seyth vs
þat to his disciplis seyde ihesus…
Last Lines:
…And þat it may so to vs be
sey we Amen pur Charite
Attributed Title: Secumdum Iohannem Vado ad eum qui me misit & nemo ex vobis interogat et c (f. 127)
6.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 82v-84
First Lines:
Saynt iohn in oure gospell saise vs
þat to his disciples sayd ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Crauand crauand ouercommen am I
Graunt it swa be for þi mercy
Attributed Title: þis es þe gospell of þe ferthe sononday efter paske day… (f. 82v)
7.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 38va
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], f. 105
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 90v-91v
First Lines:
Saynt Iohn in oure gospell says vs
Þat to hys dysciplis sayde Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…& halde hym done & ger hym cry
Crandon[?] cryand ouer comen and I
Attributed Title: Dominica tercia post octavas pasche Secundum Iohannem (f. 90v)