Holy kyrke knoweth þis that cristes wrytynge saued hireM.12.89: This alteration puts M in agreement with WHmCr. F has hire savede.
Holy kyrk knoweth this , þat christs writing saued hir
Hm.12.396: This is the final rupture caused by the dislocation of text described above and in the introduction; from this
point the text of the poem proceeds properly. holy cherche knoweth this · þat crystys wrytynge sauyd here ·
Haly kirke knoweth this · that cristes writyng saued
Though Hm and B agree with alpha's cherche, beta itself here reads kirke. knoweth þis þat cristes writynge saued
Holy chircheF.9.208: Alpha is responsible for the failure in alliteration here. Beta witnesses have kirke. In view of F-Redactor's interventionist tendencies and the evidence elsewhere that his own dominant form was kirke, his leaving this form indicates the sporadic and unsystematic nature of his interventions. knoweth wel / þat cristis wrytynge hire savede.