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DIMEV 4711
IMEV 3009
NIMEV 3009
Saint Matthew in our gospel shows
Gospel for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 4712.
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. 202-205
First Lines:
Saynte mathew in oure gospel saise
þat þe Iewes þat wyse ware of te lawes…
Last Lines:
…And if ȝe will ȝe may here
A litil tale of þis matere
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. 209vc-210rb
First Lines:
Seint Matheu In vr gospel schowes
þat Iewes wise weoren holden in lawes…
Last Lines:
…And ȝif ȝe wole ȝe may here
A luytel tale of þis Matere
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. 311-314
First Lines:
SEynt Matheu telles vs in his sawe
Þat iewes þat were wyse men of lawe…
Last Lines:
…And if ȝe wille ȝe may nowe here
A litel tale of þis matere
Attributed Title: Dominica xviiia post festum trinitatis secundum Mathium (p. 311)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 194-195
First Lines:
SEynt mathew telliþ in his sawe
þat iewis þat were wise men of lawe
were gaderid manye in a stede…
Last Lines:
…and if ȝe wile ȝe may now here
a litil tale of þis matere
Attributed Title: Dominica xviii post festum sancte trinitatis Euangelium secundum Matheum (f. 194)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 133v-135v
First Lines:
Seynt matheu in oure gospel shawes
þat iewes þat wys war of lawes…
Last Lines:
…And if ȝe wyll ȝe may here
A lytell tale of þis mater
Attributed Title: Dominica xviiia secundum Matheum (bottom f. 133)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], f. 14rb-14vb
First Lines:
SEint Matheu In vr gospel schewes
Þat Iewes wis were holden in lawes…
Last Lines:
…And ȝif ȝe wol ȝe may here
A luytel tale of þis Matere
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. 162-165
First Lines:
Saynt mathewe in owre gospell schewes
Þat þe Jowes þat wyse were of þe lawes…
Last Lines:
…And yf ȝe may here
A lytyll tayel of þis maudre
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 57ra
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 164v-167v
First Lines:
Saynte Mathew in oure gospell schewes
þat þe Iewes ware wyse halden in þer lawes…
Last Lines:
…þer oure lorde cryste whare he es kyng
for hys mercy he þider vs bryng
Attributed Title: Dominica xviiia Secundum Matheum (f. 164v)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 173-175v
First Lines:
Seint mathew in oure gospell schawis
Þat iowis þat wise ware holdyn in lowys…
Last Lines:
…And ȝyff ȝe will ȝe may here
A lytill tale off þis matere
Attributed Title: Dominica duodevicesima post festum trinitatis (f. 173)