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DIMEV 6119
IMEV 3833
NIMEV 3833
Upon a day it befell
Gospel for Friday after Pentecost, in the ‘expanded’ Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For another version see 6362.
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. 193vc-194va
First Lines:
UPon a day hit bi fel
As hit seiþ in þis gospel…
Last Lines:
…He þat dyed on Rode tre
Of vs alle haue pite. AMEN.
Attributed Title: ffactum est in vna dierum (f. 193vc)
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: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], f. 1ra1
First Lines:
…Whiche synne made vs alle
Out of vre hous to falle…
Last Lines:
…He þat died on Roode tre
Of vs alle haue pyte. Amen
Note: Last 22 lines only.
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.