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This day Saint Matthew tells us
Gospel for Twentieth Sunday after Trinity, in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 4727.
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. 212v-215v
First Lines:
TO daye saynte mathew tellis vs
þat to þe folk ones saide iesus…
Last Lines:
…Gretinge ȝamirynge & tethe gnaistinge
I rede þat we be warr for thi
Note: Ends imperfectly.
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. 211rc-212ra
First Lines:
TO day seint Matheu telleþ vs
Þat to þe folk spac Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…But fewe beo chosun to comen þer to
ffor fewe men don as þei schulde do
Note: Ends imperfectly.
Attributed Title: Simile est Regnum celorum homini Regi (f. 211rc)
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. 327-334
First Lines:
Þis day Seynt Matheu telles vs
Þat til þe folk spak ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Of þi halowes þat are in heuene
Þat loues þe with þeire mery steuene
Attributed Title: Dominica xxa post festum trinitatis secundum Mathium (p. 327)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 200-203
First Lines:
SEynt Mathew þis day telliþ vs
þat to þe folk spak ihesus
and seyde to hem þat heuene riche…
Last Lines:
…of þin halewis þat arn in heuene
þat worschipe the with hire mery steuene
Attributed Title: Dominica vicesima post festum sancte trinitatis Euangelium secundum Mathium Simile est regnum celorum homini regi qui fecit nupcias & cetera (f. 200)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 141v-145
First Lines:
Þis day seynt Matheu telles vs
þat tyll þe folk sayd ihesus
He sayd tyl þam þat heue ryke
Ys til a werldes kyng lyke…
Last Lines:
…Bot foue er chosen to come þare to
ffor foue wyll lyf als þai suld do
Attributed Title: dominica xxma secundum Matheum… (f. 141v)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 15va2-16rc
First Lines:
TO day seint Matheu telles vs
Þat to þe folke spac Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…But few beo chosun to comen þerto
ffor fewe men don as þei schuld do
Attributed Title: Simile est regum celorum homini regi (f. 15va)
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. 173-174v
First Lines:
To day saynt mathewe tellys vs
In to þe folke Anes sayd Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…To þis bridale er þai calde
ffor þai for cristen men er talde…
Note: Ends imperfectly.
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 59va
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 172v-175v
First Lines:
To day sante mathew telles vs
þat tyll þe folke spake Ihesus
and sayde tyll þame þat heuen ryke…
Last Lines:
…Oure lorde Ihesu teche vs þat way
Vnto þat Ioy þat lastes ay
Attributed Title: Dominica xxa Secundum matheum (f. 172v)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 181v-184v
First Lines:
To day seint mathew tellyth vs
Þat to þe folk spak ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Bot few be chossyn to cum þare to
ffor few men lyuyth as þay schold do
Attributed Title: Dominica vicesima post festum trinitatis (f. 181v)