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DIMEV 4629
IMEV 2928
NIMEV 2928
Saint John in this gospel telleth
Gospel for Trinity Sunday in the ‘expanded’ Northern Homily Cycle; also used for The Invention of the Cross (3468)
Note: For other texts see 114 and 3716.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel; Trinity Sunday
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 194vc-195rc
First Lines:
Seint Ion in þis gospel telleþ
fful openly of crist he spelleþ…
Last Lines:
…He vs bringe to þat blis
Þat for goode men ordeyned is. Amen.
Attributed Title: Erat homo ex phariseis Nichodemus (f. 194vc)
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 Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 221rc-221vc
First Lines:
Seint Ion in þis gospel telleþ
fful opunly of crist he spelleþ…
Last Lines:
…He vs bringe to þat blis
Þat for goode men ordeyned is. Amen.
Note: Second occurrence in this MS.
Attributed Title: Erat homo ex phariseis nichodemus (f. 221rc)
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: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 1rc-1vb
First Lines:
Seint Ion in þis gospel telleþ
fful openly of crist he spelleþ…
Last Lines:
…He vs brynge to þat blis
Þat for goode men ordeyned is. Amen
Note: Erat homo ex phariseis Nichodem (f. 1rc)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.
4.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 24vb-25rb
First Lines:
SEint Ion in þis gospel telleþ
fful openly of crist he spelleþ…
Last Lines:
…He vs brynge to þat blis
Þat for goode men ordeyned is Amen
Note: Second occurrence in this MS.
Attributed Title: Erat homo ex phariseis Nichodem (f. 24vb)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.