And thoughe þat thefe had heuen he had no hye blisse ,
And though that heuen · he had no heigh blisse
And þouȝ þat þeef hadde heuene he hadde noon hye blisseO.12.197: Two crosses, about two lines in height and apparently by hand 2, appear in the right margin of this line.
¶ Ac þouȝ þat thef hadde heuene he hadde non
heiȝR.12.197: A red smudge partially covers heiȝ; the same red
smudge appears on the facing page, partially obscuring the to of R12.163.
No boxing occurs nearby either, so the probable cause is mere spillage of a drop of the
rubricator's ink. blisse .
/ [¶] But þeyhȝ þat þeef hadde hevene / he hadde non heyȝ blysse.