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The Jews made every year
Gospel for the Sunday after the Nativity, in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For other MSS see 5613; for the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 2970.
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. 23v-24v
First Lines:
The iewes made ilka ȝere
Seuen festez on þair ȝere…
Last Lines:
…þan euer ȝitt before was he
þat be þis tale we maye wele se
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], f. 172ra-172rb
First Lines:
ÞE Iewes made eueriche ȝere
Seuene ffestes In heore Manere…
Last Lines:
…Þen euer ȝit bi foren was he
As we may bi a tale I se
Attributed Title: Erant Ioseph & Maria Mater Ihesu mirantes (f. 172ra)
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. 37-40
First Lines:
Þe iewes made ilk a ȝere
Seuen festes on ȝeire manere…
Last Lines:
…þen euer ȝit bifore was he
Þat may ȝe by þis tale se
Attributed Title: Dominica infra Natalis domini secundum Lucam (p. 37)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 55v-56v
First Lines:
The iewis made eueri ȝere
vij festis on hire manere…
Last Lines:
…þan euere ȝet beforn was he
as ȝe may be a tale here se
Attributed Title: Erant ioseph & maria mater ihesu mirantes super his que dicebantur de illo et cetera (f. 55v)
5.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 22v-23v
First Lines:
The Iewes made euer ilk yere
seuen festes on þair manere…
Last Lines:
…Than euer ȝit before was he
Als we be a taill now may se
6.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 9rb
7.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 14v-15v
First Lines:
Þe iowys mad euerylk ȝere
Seuyn festys on þar manere…
Last Lines:
…Þan ȝyt euer be for was he
As ȝe may by þis tald se
Attributed Title: Sexta die A nativitate domini (f. 14v)