The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 4673
IMEV 2971
NIMEV 2971
Saint Luke tells that Christ himself
Gospel for Quinquagesima 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. 59v-61v
First Lines:
SAynte luke tellis vs þat criste him selue
Toke to him his dissiples twelue…
Last Lines:
…Of swilk prayers ihesus ne kepes
þaire lippis spekis & þe hert slepes
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. 180rb-180vb
First Lines:
Seint Luc seiþ þat crist him selue
Tok to hym his diciples twelue…
Last Lines:
…Of such preyere Ihesu ne kepes
Þat lippes gon and herte slepes
Attributed Title: Assumpsit Ihesu xij discipulos suos & ait illis (f. 180rb)
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. 110-114
First Lines:
Seynt Luk vs telles þat crist him self
Toke til him his disciples tuelfe…
Last Lines:
…Of swilk prayere crist noght kepes
yore lippes gose and þe herte slepes
Attributed Title: Dominica in Septuagesima secundum Mathium (p. 110)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 87-88v
First Lines:
SEynt luke seyth þat crist hym selue
toke to him his disciplis twelue…
Last Lines:
…Of swich preyere ihesu ne kepis
þat lippes gom & herte slepis
Attributed Title: Dominica in quinquagesima Euangelius secundum Lucam capitulo xviiio (f. 87)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 59-61
First Lines:
Sant luke telles þat crist hym selfe
Tuke to hym hys discipls twefe…
Last Lines:
…Of swylk a prayer ihesu ne kepes
þare lyppes gase þaire her slepes
Attributed Title: Dominica quinquagesime secundum lucam (f. 59)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 58v-60v
First Lines:
Saint luke telles þat cryste hyself
Tuke to hym his dysciples twelfe…
Last Lines:
…Of swilk a prayer ihesu ne kepys
Thayr lyppes gays þair hert slepys
7.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 136rb
8.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 40v
9.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 22rb
10.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 34-36
First Lines:
Saynte luke tels þat criste hym selfe
tuke till hym hys disciples twelfe…
Last Lines:
…of swylk prayer ihesus ne kepes
þare lyppys gasse & þe herte slepes
Attributed Title: Dominica in quinquagessima Secundum Lucam (f. 34)
11.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 53v-56
First Lines:
Seint Luc seyth þat crist hym selue
Tok to hym his dysciplis tweluie…
Last Lines:
…Off suche pryer god noght kepyth
þat lyppis goth and hert slepyth
Attributed Title: Dominica in quinquagesima (f. 53v)