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DIMEV 4638
IMEV 2936
NIMEV 2936
Saint John the Gospeller says us / that til his disciples said
Gospel for the Fifth Sunday after Easter in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the Narratio (Mother of James and John) occurring separately see 4717.
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. 125-126v
First Lines:
Saynte Ione þe gospellere saise vs
þat to þe apostlis saide iesus…
Last Lines:
…Oure lorde gode to þat ioye vs lede
And wiþ þat fulthe vs fill & ffede
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], ff. 190vc-191ra
First Lines:
Seint Ion þe gospilere seiþ vs
Þat to his disciples seide Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Wher Ioye and murþe schal sprede
And euere lyf and neuere dede. AMEN.
Attributed Title: Amen dico vobis si quid pecieritis (f. 190vc)
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), ff. 2-2v
First Lines:
Saynt þe gospellere sais us Iohn
þat tyll hys apostelles said Ihesus
If ȝhe in my name ask any thing…
Last Lines:
…When he wore kyng and [ ]
[ ] crist said tyll hyr chylder [ ]
[ ] to fall a pon ȝhou [ ]
[ ] he said of [ ]
[ ]
[ ] to fall a pon ȝhou [ ]
[ ] he said of [ ]
[ ]he with mo [ ]…
Note: Corresponds to Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), fol. 124v-125v; imperfect at end because just fragment; 29 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: 58-66.
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 201-203
First Lines:
SEynt Ione þe gospellere sais vs
þat to þe apostles saide ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Oure lorde to þat lande vs lede
And with þat fode vs fille & fede
Attributed Title: Dominica iiiia post octava pasche secundum Iohannem (p. 201)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 128v-129v
First Lines:
SEynt Iohn þe Gospellere seyth vs
þat to his disciplis seyde ihesus
if ȝe in my name…
Last Lines:
…& þat it may þus be
Amen Amen sey alle we
Attributed Title: Secundum Iohannem. Amen dico vobis si quid pecieritis patrem in nomine meo et cetera (f. 128v)
6.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 84-85
First Lines:
Saynt Iohn þe gospeler says vs
þat tyll hys disciples sayd ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Oure lorde vn to þat lande vs lede
And þat fude vs fille and fede
Attributed Title: þis es þe gospell of þe fyfte sonunday after pask day (f. 84)
7.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 192rb
8.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 93vb
9.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 38vb
10.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 91v-92v
First Lines:
Saynt Ion þe gospeller says vs
þat tyll hys appostelles sayde ihesus…
Last Lines:
…oure lorde vs to þat londe lede
and wyth þat fode vs fyll & fede
Attributed Title: Dominica quarta post octavas pasche Secundum Iohannem (f. 91v)
11.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], f. 106