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Saint John the Gospeller us shows
Gospel for First Sunday after Easter in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the text in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 4626.
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. 115-116v
First Lines:
Saynte Ione þe gospellere vs schawes
In oure gospell wiþ semeli sawes…
Last Lines:
…ffor when he thinkes on goddes thrawes
þe fendes fondinges fro vs drawes
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. 189rb-189va
First Lines:
Seint Ion þe gospeler vs schawes
In vr gospel wiþ semeli sawes…
Last Lines:
…ffor whon we þenke on cristes sawes
Þe fend his fondyng from vs drawes
Attributed Title: Cum esset sero die illo & fores (f. 189rb)
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. 184-188
First Lines:
Þis say Seynt Ione þe euangeliste
Telles vs howe þat ihesu criste…
Last Lines:
…Þis gostli schewyng makes þe fende
And his fondynges fro vs wende
Attributed Title: Dominica in octava pasche secundum Iohannem (p. 184)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 120v-122
First Lines:
SEynt Iohn þe Gospellere vs schawis
in oure Gospel semeli sawis
how ihesu crist ofter þat he ras…
Last Lines:
…for whan we þinke on cristis sawis
þe fendis fonding fro vs he drawis
Attributed Title: Dominica prima post Pascha Euangelium secundum Iohannem (f. 120v)
5.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 36rb
6.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 84-85v
First Lines:
Saynt Iohn þe gospellere vs schewes
In oure gospell wyth semely sawes…
Last Lines:
…for when we thynke on criste thrawes
þe fende fayndyng fra vs drawes
Attributed Title: In octavas [sic] pasche Secundum Johannem (f. 84)
7.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 98-99v
First Lines:
Seint Ion þe gospeller vs schawis
In oure gospell with swetely sawis…
Last Lines:
…ffor when we þynk on cristis thrawis
þe fendys temptynd [sic] fro vs hit drawis
Attributed Title: Dominica infra octavam pasche (f. 98)