The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 2563
IMEV 1521
NIMEV 1521
In our gospel says Matthew / That Christs deeds til us will show
Gospel for Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity, in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the text in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 6360
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. 210va-210vc
First Lines:
IN vre gospel seiþ Matheu
Þat mony of cristes dedes kneu…
Last Lines:
…And aftur in helle wiþ þe fende
þer þei schul dwelle wiþ outen ende
Attributed Title: Ascendens Ihesu in nauiculam transfre (f. 210va)
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. 206v-210v
First Lines:
IN oure gospell of saynte mathewe
þat cristes dedes will vs schewe…
Last Lines:
…þat may i schew ȝow be a tale
þat i to ȝow now tell sale
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. 316-323
First Lines:
SEynt Matheu sais in oure godspelle
Als I ȝowe wille on englisch telle…
Last Lines:
…Þat may we se by þis tale
Þat I til ȝowe nowe telle sale
Attributed Title: Dominica xixapost festum trinitatis secundum Mathium (p. 316)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 197-198v
First Lines:
…In þis schip passid crist þe se
& com in to his owne cyte…
Last Lines:
…& þat may we seen be þis tale
Þat I to ȝow now tellin schale
Note: Lines 1-54 wanting (f. 196 missing).
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 136v-140
First Lines:
In oure gospell says mathew
þat crystes dedys tyll vs wyll schew…
Last Lines:
…þat may ȝe he[r] by a tale
þat I right now tell sale
Attributed Title: dominica xixma secundum Matheum (f. 136v, followed by two lines Latin scripture)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 14vc-15rc
First Lines:
IN vre gospel say seint Matheu
Þat Mony of cristes dedes knew…
Last Lines:
…And aftur in helle with þe fende
Þere þei schul dwelle withouten ende
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014;
7.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 166v-170v
First Lines:
In owre gospell says saynte mathewe
Þat crist dedes to ws wyll schewe…
Last Lines:
…Þat I may schew ȝow by a tayll
Þat I to ȝow now tell sall
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 58ra
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 167v-170v
First Lines:
IN oure gospell says sant Mathew
þat many of crystes dedes knewe…
Last Lines:
…þat may ȝe se be a tale
þat I now tell ȝow sall
Attributed Title: Dominica xix Secundum Matheum (f. 167v)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 176v-179v
First Lines:
In oure gospell said mathew
Þat many off cristys dedis knew…
Last Lines:
…Þat may ȝe se by a tale
Þat ryght now I tell schalle
Attributed Title: Dominica undevicesima post festum trinitatis (f. 176v)