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Saint John in our Gospel shows
Gospel for the Third Sunday after Easter in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 4645.
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. 121-121v
First Lines:
SAynte Ione in oure gospell schawes
How ihesus spak to his felawes…
Last Lines:
…Bot als ane oure of a daie
Als bi a tale tell ȝou i maye
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. 190rb-190rc
First Lines:
Seint Ion in vr gospel schawes
Hou crist spac to his felawes…
Last Lines:
…As hit weore þe þridde part a day
As beo a tale here ȝe may
Attributed Title: Modicum & non videbitis me (f. 190rb)
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: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 194-196
First Lines:
SEynt Ione vs telles þe euangelist
Þat to his disciples saide ihesu crist…
Last Lines:
…Als to were thrid part a day
Als by a tale ȝe here may
Attributed Title: Dominica iia post octava Pasche secundum Iohannem (p. 194)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 125-126
First Lines:
SEynt Iohn in oure Gospel schawis
how crist spak to his felawis
and seyde a litil while schal be…
Last Lines:
…As it were þe thrid part of a day
as be a fayr tale heren ȝe may
Attributed Title: Dominica 3a post Pascha euangelium secundum Iohannem (f. 125
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 81-81v
First Lines:
…And spak þus to þaim all by dene
Of my wordes thynk ȝou ferly…
Last Lines:
…Bot as ane houre of a day
Als by a tale schew ȝow I may
Note: Lines 1-11 wanting.
6.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 37vb
7.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 89-89v
First Lines:
Saynt Iohn in oure gospell vs schewes
how Ihesu spake tyll hys felowes…
Last Lines:
…als yt was þe threde parte a day
als ȝe here be a tale se may
Attributed Title: Dominica secunda post octavas pasche Secundum Iohannem (f. 89)
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 103-103v
First Lines:
Seint Ion in oure gospell schawys
How crist spak to his fellawis…
Last Lines:
…As hit ware þrydparte a day
As ȝe here by a tale se may
Attributed Title: Dominica tercia post octavam pasche (f. 103)