The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 4641
IMEV 2939
NIMEV 2939
Saint John the gospeller says us / That to the Jews said Jesu
Gospel for Passion Sunday 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 Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 101-104
First Lines:
Saynte Ione þe gospellere saise vs
þat to þe Iewes saide iesus…
Last Lines:
…Of tholemodenes i will now tell
A litil tale if ȝe will dwell
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. 185ra-185rc
First Lines:
Seint Ion þe gospiler seiþ vs
þat to þe Iewes seide Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…He hudde hym from heore bodi siht
In gost þei nolde not knowe his miht
Attributed Title: Dixit Ihesu turbis Iudeorum (f. 185ra)
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. 153-158
First Lines:
IN þis godspell Saynt Ione telles vs
Þat til þe iewes saide ihesus…
Last Lines:
…He prayses no tholemodnes I wis
Bot þat for his luf kithed es
Attributed Title: Dominica in passione domini secundum Iohannem (p. 153)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 113-115
First Lines:
SEynt Iohn þe Gospellere seyth to vs
þat to þe iewis seyde ihesus…
Last Lines:
…& for þat onli ȝeuiþ he mede
as we of an Ermyte rede
Attributed Title: Dominica in Passione Domini Euangelium secundum Iohannem (f. 113)
5.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 82v-85
First Lines:
Saint Iohn in his gospell sais vs
That to þe Iewes said ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Of tholmodnes I will you tell
A lityll tall if yhe will duell
6.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 157vb
7.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 61v
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 63ra
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], f. 72v-75
First Lines:
Saynt Ihon in þe gospell says vs
þat till þe Iewes sayde Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…off tholomenes I will ȝow tell
a lytyll tale & ȝe will dewll
Attributed Title: Dominica in passione Secundum Johannem (f. 72v)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 86-88v
First Lines:
Seint Ion þe gospeller says vs
þat to þe Iowis sayd ihesus
Whech of ȝow al I ask ȝow…
Last Lines:
…Off þis pollmodnys will I ȝow tell
A lytill tale ȝyff ȝe will dwell
Attributed Title: Dominica quinta quadragesime (f. 86)