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IMEV 3683
NIMEV 3683
Thou rich man that sits on dais
Gospel for First Sunday after Trinity, in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 360.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 199rb-199va
First Lines:
ÞOw riche mon þat sittest on des
And makest þi bodi wel at es…
Last Lines:
…And þider wiþ hem vs alle lede he
Amen Amen par Charite
Attributed Title: Homo quidam erat diues & induebatur (f. 199rb)
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.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 135v-137
First Lines:
þou riche man þat sittis on dees
And mase þi bodi wele atees…
Last Lines:
…þou riche god vs þidir lede
þare pure men sall haue þaire mede . Amen .
Editions:
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 220-223
First Lines:
Þou riche man þat sittes on dese
And maked þi body wele at ese…
Last Lines:
…And til þat blisse vs alle lede he
Amen Amen par charite
Attributed Title: Dominica prima post festum trinitatis secundum Lucam (p. 220)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 136v-137v
First Lines:
Thow riche man þat sittest on des
& makist þi bodi wel at ese…
Last Lines:
…& thedir with hem vs alle lede he
Amen Amen pur Charite
Attributed Title: Dominica prima post festum sancte trinitatis Euangelium secundum Lucam (f. 136v)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 92v-94
First Lines:
þou ryche man þat syttes on dess
And mase þi body wele at ess…
Last Lines:
…And þider with þaim vs all lede
And grant vs heuen vntill oure mede
Attributed Title: þe exposicion of þis gospell sall þou fynd be fore on þe sonunday next efter halowthursday; Þe gospell of þe first sonunday affter þe trinite sonunday (f. 92v)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], f. 4rc-4vb
First Lines:
ÞOw riche mon þat sitest on des
And makest þi bodi wel at es…
Last Lines:
…And þider with hem vs alle lede he
Amen Ame[sic] par charite
Attributed Title: Homo quidam erat diues & induebatur (f. 4rc)
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. 98-99v
First Lines:
Þou riche man þat sittes on dese
And mase þai body well at ese…
Last Lines:
…Thou riche gode vs þider lede
Thair pure man shall haue þair mede. Amen.
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 41va
9.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 115v-117
First Lines:
Þow ryche man þat sittys on dese
And makyst þi body well at ese…
Last Lines:
…And þeddyr with ham vs all lede be
Amen amen all say we
Attributed Title: Dominica prima post festum trinitatis (f. 115v)
10.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 101v-103v
First Lines:
Tþou Ryche man þat syttys one dese
And mase þi body wele at ese…
Last Lines:
…and þider wyth vs lede he
Amen say we all par charite
Attributed Title: Dominica prima post festum sancti trinitatis Secundum Lucam (f. 101v)