The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 6284
IMEV 3933
NIMEV 3933
When Christ was risen from dead to life
Gospel, ‘In die Ascensionis’, in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For a wholly distinct version see 2588.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel; Ascension, feast of
Versification: — two-line — aa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 126v-127v
First Lines:
When criste was risen fro dede to lyue
To his dissiplis he made him ryue…
Last Lines:
…Als ȝe may se here be a tale
þat oure hertes to him aght to hale
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. 191vb-191vc
First Lines:
Whon crist was rise from deþ to lyue
To his disciples he made him ryue…
Last Lines:
…As ȝe may here sen bi a tale
Þat ouȝte vr hertes to him hale
Attributed Title: Recumbentibus vndecim discipulis (f. 191vb)
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], p. 203
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, f. 129v
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, f. 75
6.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 192vb
7.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 94
Note: Last 33 lines only.
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 39rb
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 93-94
First Lines:
When cryste was ressyn fra dede to lyfe
Tyll hys folowers he made hym ryfe…
Last Lines:
…als ȝe may se here be a tale to schew
þat aght oure hertes to cryste drawe
Attributed Title: In die ascencione domini Secundum Marcum (f. 93)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 107v-108v
First Lines:
When crist was rysyn fro dede to lyue
To his foloweris he made hym ryue…
Last Lines:
…As ȝe may se here by a tale
Þat aght oure hertys to hym hale
Attributed Title: In die ascensionis domini (f. 107v)