The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 4628
IMEV 2927
NIMEV 2927
Saint John in our Gospel shows
Gospel for the Third Sunday after Easter in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 4645.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 121-121v
First Lines:
SAynte Ione in oure gospell schawes
How ihesus spak to his felawes…
Last Lines:
…Bot als ane oure of a daie
Als bi a tale tell ȝou i maye
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 190rb-190rc
First Lines:
Seint Ion in vr gospel schawes
Hou crist spac to his felawes…
Last Lines:
…As hit weore þe þridde part a day
As beo a tale here ȝe may
Attributed Title: Modicum & non videbitis me (f. 190rb)
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.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 194-196
First Lines:
SEynt Ione vs telles þe euangelist
Þat to his disciples saide ihesu crist…
Last Lines:
…Als to were thrid part a day
Als by a tale ȝe here may
Attributed Title: Dominica iia post octava Pasche secundum Iohannem (p. 194)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 125-126
First Lines:
SEynt Iohn in oure Gospel schawis
how crist spak to his felawis
and seyde a litil while schal be…
Last Lines:
…As it were þe thrid part of a day
as be a fayr tale heren ȝe may
Attributed Title: Dominica 3a post Pascha euangelium secundum Iohannem (f. 125
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 81-81v
First Lines:
…And spak þus to þaim all by dene
Of my wordes thynk ȝou ferly…
Last Lines:
…Bot as ane houre of a day
Als by a tale schew ȝow I may
Note: Lines 1-11 wanting.
6.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 37vb
7.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 89-89v
First Lines:
Saynt Iohn in oure gospell vs schewes
how Ihesu spake tyll hys felowes…
Last Lines:
…als yt was þe threde parte a day
als ȝe here be a tale se may
Attributed Title: Dominica secunda post octavas pasche Secundum Iohannem (f. 89)
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 103-103v
First Lines:
Seint Ion in oure gospell schawys
How crist spak to his fellawis…
Last Lines:
…As hit ware þrydparte a day
As ȝe here by a tale se may
Attributed Title: Dominica tercia post octavam pasche (f. 103)