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Threefold folk in holy kirk
Gospel for Sixth Sunday after Trinity in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 4709.
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. 145v-147
First Lines:
Threfalde folk in halikirk
Er sette oure lordes will to wirk…
Last Lines:
…þare lufe and charite es aye
He bringe vs þidir þat best maye . Amen .
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. 200vc-201ra
First Lines:
Þreo Maner folk in holy chirche
Ben set Godes wille to worche…
Last Lines:
…And so here vre þouȝtes wis
Þat we may come þer þou is. Amen.
Attributed Title: Amen Amen dico vobis nisi habundauerit (f. 200vc)
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. 238-241
First Lines:
Thre maner of folk in holi kirk
Are set oure lordes wille to wirk…
Last Lines:
…Oure lorde bryng vs to þat pes
Þat ay sale laste and neuer sees
Attributed Title: Dominica via post trinitatis secundum Mathium (p. 238)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 152v-153v
First Lines:
Thre maner folk in holi cherche
ben set goddis wil to werche…
Last Lines:
…& þat is to þe ioye of heuene
Amen for his manes seuene
Attributed Title: Dominica 6a post festum sancte trinitatis Euangelium secundum mathium (f. 152v)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 100v-102
First Lines:
Threfalde folk folk in halykyrk
Er sett oure lord wyll to wyrk…
Last Lines:
…Þare lufe and charite es ay
He bryng vs þat best may
Attributed Title: þis es þe gospell on þe sext sonunday (f. 100v)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], fd. 5vc-6ra
First Lines:
ÞReo maner folk in holichirche
Ben set godus wille to worche…
Last Lines:
…And so here vre þouhtes wis
Þat we may come þer þou is, Amen
Attributed Title: Amen Amen dico vobis nisi habundauerit (f. 5vc)
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. 107v-109
First Lines:
Threfalde folke in halikirke
Er sett oure lordes will to wirke…
Last Lines:
…Thare lufe and charite is aye
He brynge vs þider þat best may
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 44ra
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 111-112v
First Lines:
Threfalde folke in haly kyrke
er sett oure lordis worde to wyrke…
Last Lines:
…oure lorde brynge vs to þat blysse
þare lufe and charyte ay esse
Attributed Title: Dominica sexta Secundum Matheum (f. 111)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 124-125
First Lines:
Twynfold folk in holy kyrk
Is set oure loueryd will to wyrk…
Last Lines:
…Þare loue and charyte euyr is
Oure loueryd brynge vs to þat blys
Attributed Title: Dominica sexta post festum trinitatis (f. 124)