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DIMEV 5982
IMEV 3740
NIMEV 3740
To his disciples said Jesus / As Saint Matthew here tells us
Gospel, ‘Dominica iiij. post Octave Epiphanie’, in the Northern Homily Cycle
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], f. 177rb-177rc
First Lines:
TO his diciples seide Ihesus
As seint Matheu telleþ vs…
Last Lines:
…Couetyse and Tricherye
Glotonye and Lecherye
Note: This MS separates 5982 and 528 two lines later, ending 5982 with the first two lines of 528.
Attributed Title: Simile est regnum celorum homini igitur seminauit (f. 177rb)
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. 46-47
First Lines:
Till his dissiples saide ihesus
Als saynte mathewe here tellis vs…
Last Lines:
…& couetyce and liccherye
And glotonye and triccherie
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], p. 76
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, f. 73
Note: Missing lines 1-36.
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, f. 41v
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 42-42v
First Lines:
Tyll his dysciples said ihesus
Als saint matheu her telles vs…
Last Lines:
…Glotony slewth and lychery
And couatyse and trechery
7.Source: Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh MS Cursor Mundi, Northern Homily Cycle , ff. 33va-34ra
First Lines:
til his decipeles said iesus
Als sain matheu her tellis us…
Last Lines:
…And couaitys and tricherie
And glotonnye and licherye
Attributed Title: Dominica iiii post octavam epiphanie Secundum matheum (f. 33va)
Editions:
Small, John, ed. English Metrical Homilies…. Edinburgh: W. Paterson, 1862: 145-52.
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 16vb
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 17-17v
First Lines:
Tyll hys discipyles sayd ihesus
als saynt mathew telles vs…
Last Lines:
…With couatyse and trechery
And luste with [illegible] lychery
Attributed Title: Dominica iiiia post octavas Epiphanie Secundum Matheum (f. 17)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 35v-36
First Lines:
To his discples sayd ihesus
As seint mathew here tellyth vs…
Last Lines:
…Couetys and lechery
Glotowny and trechery
Note: Listed in Brown and Robbins (1943) incorrectly as appearing on f. 117.
Attributed Title: Dominica quinta post octavam epiphanie (f. 35v)