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DIMEV 6313
IMEV 3951
NIMEV 3951
When Gods son conceived was
Gospel for Friday of the Third Week in Advent, in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: In other MSS, this piece follows 5035 without separation; for a variant see 6463.
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. 169va-169vc
First Lines:
Whon godus sone conceyued was
In vr ladi þorwh his gras…
Last Lines:
…He vs graunte wiþ Ioye and Murþe
þe tyme to worschipen of his burþe Amen
Attributed Title: Exurgens Maria abijt in Montana (f. 169va)
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: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, f. 138
Note: Wrongly assigned to Saturday.
3.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 204v-207
First Lines:
When god is sun consayuyd was
In oure leuedy swythe vp scho ras…
Last Lines:
…In rome þis tale I Rede þat ȝe here
ffor þis child is with god ffull dere
Note: Follows immediately after 5035, with rubric ‘Sequitur explanacio tercii ewangelii’ on f. 205 to indicate new text at ‘When tyme come þat Elyȝabeth…’.