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The Book of Jesu Christs kind
Gospel, ‘In festo Conceptionis Marie’, in the ‘expanded’ Northern Homily Cycle
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel; Virgin Mary, conception of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 217ra-217rc
First Lines:
ÞE Bok of Ihesu cristes kuynde
þe sone of dauid ha we in muynde…
Last Lines:
…He vs graunte of his grace
In his blisse to haue a place. Amen.
Attributed Title: Liber generaciounis Ihesu cristi fili dauid (f. 217va)
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.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Proprium Sanctorum, Zusatz-Homilien des Ms. Vernon fol. CCXV zur nördlichen Sammlung der Domicalia evangelia.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 81 (1888): 83-114, 300-21.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 20vb-21ra
First Lines:
ÞE boke of Ihesu cristes kuynde
Þe sone of dauid ha we in mynde…
Last Lines:
…He vs graunt of his grace
In his blis to haue a place. Amen.
Attributed Title: Liber generacionis Ihesu Christi filij Dauid (f. 20vb)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.