The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 4640
IMEV 2938
NIMEV 2938
Saint John the gospeller says us / That to his disciples said
Gospel for the Second Sunday after Easter in the Northern Homily Cycle
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], f. 189va2-189vc
First Lines:
Seint Ion þe gospellere seiþ þus
Þat to his disciplus seide Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Þat may ȝe seo bi a tale
Of a ȝong mon þat was not hale
Attributed Title: Dixit Ihesu discipulis suis Ego sum pastorum (f. 189va)
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. 117-119
First Lines:
Saynte Ione þe gospellere saise vs
þat till his dissiples saide ihesus…
Last Lines:
…þis nay ȝe se bi a tale
Of a ȝonge man þat was vnhale
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. 188-191
First Lines:
SEynt Ione þe gospellere sais vs
Þat til his disciples saide ihesus…
Last Lines:
…And by a tale þat may we se
Þat I wille telle if þat ȝe here me
Attributed Title: Dominica prima post octava pasche secundum Iohannem (p. 188)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 122v-124
First Lines:
SEynt Iohn þe Gospellere seyth vs
Þat to his disciplis seyde ihesus
I am a good herde man…
Last Lines:
…And þat may ȝe seen be a taleof a ȝong man þat was not hale
Attributed Title: Dominica 2a post Pascha Euangelium secundum Iohannem (f. 122v)
5.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 189ra
6.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 90vb
7.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 36vb
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 100-100v
First Lines:
Seint Ion þe gospellere sayth vs
þat to his folowerys said ihesus
I am gode hyrd bestis to kepe
And gode hyrd settyth for his schepe…
Last Lines:
…And þis may ȝe se by a tale
Off a ȝong man þat wos vnhale
Attributed Title: Dominica secunda post octavam pasche (f. 100)
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 86-87
First Lines:
Saynt Iohn þe gospellere tell vs
þat tyll hys disciples sayd Ihesus
I am a gude hirde bestes to kepe…
Last Lines:
…þat may ȝe se here be a tale
of a ȝong man þat was vnhall
Attributed Title: Dominica prima post octavas pasche Secundum Johannem (f. 86)