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Saint Mark speaks in our gospel
Gospel for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 4690.
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. 158v-161
First Lines:
Saynte marke in oure gospell spellis
Of cristis lawe and vs þus tellis…
Last Lines:
…We mai be sikir of heuene mede
Oure lorde ihesu vs thidir lede amen .
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. 202vc-203rb
First Lines:
Seint Mark seiþ in vre gospel
I rede ȝe here what he wol tel…
Last Lines:
…We may beo siker of heuene mede
Vr lord Ihesu þidere vs lede. Amen
Attributed Title: Exiens Ihesu de finibus tyri (f. 202vc)
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. 262-266
First Lines:
SEynt Marke sais in þis godspelle
Als I til ȝowe thenk ac telle…
Last Lines:
…he may be sekire of heuene mede
Nowe ihesu crist til þat blisse vs lede
Attributed Title: Dominica xxiia post festum trinitatis secundum Marcum (p. 262)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 162v-164v
First Lines:
SEynt Mark seyth in oure Gospelle
I rede ȝe here what I wile telle
he seyth crist com fro a cuntre…
Last Lines:
…Ihesu crist vs alle to þat ioye bringe
amen I rede we alle now singe
Attributed Title: Dominica 12a post festum sancte trinitatis Euangelium secundum Marcum (f. 162v)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 111v-113
First Lines:
Saynt marke spekys in oure gospell
Of crystys sawe and vs gan tell…
Last Lines:
…We may be syker of heuen mede
Our lord ihesu þeder vs lede
Attributed Title: Dominica duodecima post trinitatem secundum Marcum (f. 111v)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 7vb-8rb
First Lines:
SEint Mark seiþ in vre gospelle
I rede ȝe here what I wol telle…
Last Lines:
…We may be siker of heuene mede
Vre lord Ihesus þidur vs lede. Amen
Attributed Title: Exiens Ihesu de finibus tyri & sy (f. 7vb)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.
7.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 120-122v
First Lines:
Saint marke in our gospell spellis
Of crist sawe and þus vs tellis…
Last Lines:
…We may be siker of heuen mede
Oure lorde ihesu vs thider lede
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 47rb
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 122-124
First Lines:
Saynt marke spekes in oure gospell
Mede [sic] ȝe here what yt wyll tell…
Last Lines:
…we may be sykyr of heuen mede
oure lorde Ihesu þider vs spede
Attributed Title: Dominica duodecima Secundum Marcum (f. 122)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 135v-137v
First Lines:
Seint marc spekyth in oure gospell
I rede we hire whate hit woll tell…
Last Lines:
…We may be sikkyr off heuynnys mede
Oure loueryd ihesu þiddyr vs lede
Attributed Title: Dominica duodecima post [festum] trinitatis (f. 135v)