..M.12.216: Something to the left of the first word, now illegible, has been erased.
And why þat one thefe on þe crosse , creant gan him yeld
¶ And why that oon thef on the cros · creaunt hym gylty
& why þat on theffe on the cros creauntG.13.217: For the G scribe's treatment and use of superscript <a> (the abbreviation mark here), see note to G.4.156. hym yelded
¶ Ac whi þat on thef vponR.12.217: In this a-verse, R's Ac and vpon are
unique among the B copies. For the former, F has But
while beta reads And. For the latter, F and beta concur in reading on. Though eight C manuscripts support the latter
reading, it seems likely that Cx agreed on both variants with R.
þe cros creaunt hym ȝelde .