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DIMEV 4692
IMEV 2999
NIMEV 2999
Saint Mark in our gospel shows
Gospel for Easter Sunday in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the text in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 4691
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. 108v-110v
First Lines:
SAynte marke in oure gospell schawes
And tellis vs wiþ semeli sawes…
Last Lines:
…ffor all þat euere we do þaim to
To criste him self forsoþe we do
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. 185vc-186rb
First Lines:
Seint Mark In vr gospel schewes
And telleþ vs wiþ semely sawes…
Last Lines:
…ffor al þat euere we to hem do
To crist him self we don hit to
Attributed Title: In ille tempore Maria Magdalene et cetera (f. 185bc)
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. 173-177
First Lines:
SEynt Mark þis day oure godspelle
Of cristes risyng wille vs telle…
Last Lines:
…ffor what so euer to þem we do
Crist him self we do it to
Attributed Title: In die Pasche secundum Marchum (p. 173)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 117-117v
First Lines:
…þe thridde marie gat salomas
Of Anne þat hire thre moder was…
Last Lines:
…ffor al þat euere we to hem do
to crist him self we don him to
Note: Begins imperfectly due to missing folio 116.
5.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 89-91
First Lines:
Saint marke in our gospell schewes
And tellys vs with semly sawes…
Last Lines:
…ffor all þat euer we do þame to
To cryst hym self for soth we do
6.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 34va
7.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 78v-80v
First Lines:
Saynt Marke in oure gospell sc[haw]es
& telles vs with semely sawes…
Last Lines:
…for all þat euer we do þam to
to Criste hym selfe for soþth we do
Attributed Title: In die festo pasche Secundum Matheum (f. 78v)
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 92v-94v
First Lines:
Seint marc in oure gospell schawis
And tellyth vs ryght semely sawys…
Last Lines:
…ffor all þat we do þayn to
To crist hym self for sothe we do
Attributed Title: In die pasche (f. 92v)