The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 2561
IMEV 1519
NIMEV 1519
In our gospel Saint Luke says us / That mickle folk come to Jesu
Gospel for Sexagesima Sunday, 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. 179va-179vb
First Lines:
IN vr gospel seint Luc seiþ vs
Þat muche folk com to Ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Of Mekenesse I wol ȝow telle
A tale ȝif ȝe wol here my spelle
Attributed Title: Cum turba phirima conuenerient & de ciuita (f. 179va)
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. 54-56
First Lines:
In oure gospell saynte luke saise vs
þat mani folk come to iesus…
Last Lines:
…Of tholemudenes will i ȝow tell
A tale if ȝe will here my spell
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], pp. 101-110
First Lines:
IN oure godspelle seynt Luk telles vs
Þat mekil folk come til ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Nowe ihesu crist oure heuene kyng
To þat grete blisse vs alle þou bryng Amen
Attributed Title: Dominica in Sexagesima secundum Lucam (p.100)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 83-84v
First Lines:
IN oure Gospel seynt Luke seyth þus
Þat moche folk cam vn to ihesus…
Last Lines:
…And of mekenesse I wile now telle
A tale if ȝe wile herin my spelle
Attributed Title: Dominica in lxa Euangelium secundum Lucam cao octavo Cum turba multa conuenirent & de ciuitatibus & c. (f. 83)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 55-56v
First Lines:
In oure gospell sayn luke says vs
Þat mekill folk come to ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Of tholmondnes wyll I ȝou tell
A tall if ȝe wyll here my spell
Attributed Title: Dominica in sexagesima euangelium (f. 55, followed by 1 line Latin scripture)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 54-55v
First Lines:
Ȝit our gospell saint luke sais þus
That mykill soth es comen to ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Of tholemodnes I will you tell
A tall if yhe will her my spell
7.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 135va
8.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 39v
9.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 21ra
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], f. 49
11.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 29v-31
First Lines:
In oure gospell saynt luke says vs
þat mykyll folke come to ihesus…
Last Lines:
…Off tholomenes I wyll ȝowe tell
A tale yfe ȝe wyll here me spell