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That mantle the king to Wilfred lent
A two-line tag in the Fasciculus morum translating a Latin summary of an exemplum
Subjects: sermons, verse in; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa
Bibliographic Ghosts: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iv.2f. 32v: not in this MS; Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 364/619f. 65va: not in this MS.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 213 (SC 1045), f. 58v
Transcription:
Þat mantel þe kyng to vlfrid lent
Wit hap hit come wit hap hit wente
Note: Written as prose.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 187 (SC 2090), f. 161va
Transcription:
The mantel þat þe kyng to wulfryde lent
With hap hyt com & with haþ hyt wente
Note: Written as prose. Followed by 5367.
3.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 410 (SC 2305), f. 40v
Transcription:
þat mantel þe kyng to vlfryd lent
with hap it come with hap it went
Note: Written as prose.
4.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.670 (SC 12514), f. 71v
Transcription:
Þat mantel þe kyng to Vlfride lente
With hap hit come with hap hit wente
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Verses in Sermons: ‘Fasciculus morum’ and Its Middle English Poems. Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1978: 172.
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 71/38, f. 49
Transcription:
þat mantell þat kyng to Wilfride lente
With it come with happe it went
6.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College F.22 (159), f. 88v
Transcription:
Þat mantell þe kynge to wlfryde lentt
Wyt wyt hap itt come wyt hape it went
Note: Written as verse.
7.Source: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Library 82, f. 86v
Transcription:
That mantell the kyng to vnfride lentt
Whyth happ hit come wyth happ hit wentt
8.Source: Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Library 44 (A.2.13), f. 188bv
Transcription:
Þat mantel þe kynge to vlfride lente
Wyþ hape hyt come with hap hit wente
9.Source: Spalding, Lincolnshire, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society M.J.B.14 [olim Maurice Johnson No. LIV], f. 76v
Transcription:
the mantill þat þe kyng to Vlfrid lent
With happe it come with happe it went
Note: Written as prose.
10.Source: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library F.19, f. 190ar
Transcription:
þat mantel þat kyng to Wilfrid lent
Oft haþ hit com oft haþ hit went
Note: Written as prose.
11.Source: Rome, Vatican Ottoboni 626, f.