The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 4642
IMEV 2940
NIMEV 2940
Saint John the gospeller / Tells as I shall you lere
Gospel for the Twenty-fourth (according to some MSS the Twenty-fifth) Sunday after Trinity in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: See also 4635.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), f. 231v
First Lines:
SAynte Jone þe gode gospellere
Tellis als i sall saie ȝou here…
Last Lines:
…He askid sainte philipe in hye
Whare maie we mete to þis folk bye
Note: Lines 1-10 only.
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. 214va-214vb
First Lines:
Seint Ion þe gospellere
Telleþ þat I schal sei ow here…
Last Lines:
…Þat may ȝe bi a tale here
Þat I haue redi Rymed here
Attributed Title: Cum subleuasset Ihesu oculos / et uidisset quia multitudo maxima (f. 214vc)
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 Gg.5.31, f. 154v
First Lines:
Seynt Iohn þe gospilere
Telles als I sall ȝow lere…
Last Lines:
…He asked saint Philypp in hy
Whar may we mete tyll þis folk by…
Note: Lines 1-8 only.
Attributed Title: Dominica xxxiiiima post trinitatem secundum Iohannem (f. 154v)
4.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], f. 18va-18vb
First Lines:
SEint Ion þe gospeler
Telleþ þat I schal sei owhere…
Last Lines:
…Þat may ȝe bi a tale here
þat I have redi rymed here
Attributed Title: Cum subsenasset oculos Ihesus & videsset / quia multitudo maxima venit (f. 18rc)
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014;
5.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 63ra
Note: Lines 1-12 only.
6.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], f. 196v