The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 1282
IMEV 777
Father and Son and Holy Ghost / That onefold God is aye steadfast
Prologue of the Northern Homily Cycle — in couplets
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: prologues
Versification: — two-line — aa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 1-2v
First Lines:
Fadir and sonne & haligaste
þat anefald god es aye stedfaste…
Last Lines:
…þat it swa be sayle in wardelye
Pater noster . aue mary
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 5v-7v
First Lines:
Fader and sone & þe haligast
þat one fald god ay stedfast…
Last Lines:
…þat it be swa says inwerdly
A pater noster and a aue mary
Attributed Title: prologus in exposiciones super dominicalibus per annum (f. 5v); Explicit prologus (f. 7v)
3.Source: London, British Library Addit. 30358, ff. 1-3
First Lines:
FAder & son & haligaste
Þat anefald godd es ay stedfaste…
Last Lines:
…Þat it be so says inwardly
An þater noster Aue mary
4.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 1-2v
First Lines:
…Swa qwaynt and trusty made þu itt
That all bestes er rad for man…
Last Lines:
…That it so be sais inwardly
A pater noster and aue mary
Note: The first folio is torn, so the first lines are missing.
5.Source: Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh MS Cursor Mundi, Northern Homily Cycle , ff. 16ra-16va
First Lines:
ffAder and sun and haligast
þat anfald God es ay stedfast…
Last Lines:
…Þat it be sua says inwardlye
Pater noster aue Marie
Note: Continues same line as last, ‘Pater noster & c[etera]’ (f. 16va)
Attributed Title: Explicit prologus (f. 16vb)
Small, John, ed. English Metrical Homilies…. Edinburgh: W. Paterson, 1862: 1-6.
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
6.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 1ra-1va
First Lines:
FAdyr & sone & haly gast
Þat one fald god es ay stedfast…
Last Lines:
…þat it be so says wardly
Pater noster & Mary