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When Maria the mother of Jesu
Gospel, ‘In vigilia Nativitatis’, in the ‘expanded’ Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For another version see 6464.
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. 170va-170vc
First Lines:
Whon Maria þe Modur of Ihesu
Was spoused to Ioseph bi vertu…
Last Lines:
…Þat he euere wiþ vs dwelle
Þe Trinite hol þat herwede helle. Amen.
Attributed Title: Cum esset desponsata mater Ihesu Maria (f. 170va)
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.