But birdes and beastes , and the blessed Noe ,
But briddes and bestes · and þe blissed Noe
but bryddes & beastes & theyG.11.415: For G's use of "they" for "the," see note to G.6.303. blyssed noy
But beestis & bryddis / in bynnys y-closed. F's reading is unique. Bx reads as follows:
But briddes and beestes and þe blissed Noe
And his wif wiþ hise sones and also hire wyues.