And they eate meate of more cost , mortreux & potage
And thay et meet of more cost · mortreux and potages
but þei eyte meyte off more coste mortrasesG.14.42: G uses the plural mortrases (i.e. "stews" as opposed to "stew"), while the reading of the remaining manuscripts (i.e. mortrewes) is a singular (see OED mortress, n.). & potages
Ac þei haddeR.13.35:
Where RF read hadde, the beta manuscripts show several variants of eten. Although this passage is revised in C, the verb in
the revision agrees with beta.
metes of more coste mortrewes and potages .
For þey hadde metysF.10.35: Alpha reads "hadde metys." Beta manuscripts have "eten mete." of moore cost / as Morterelys powdred.F.10.35: F's reading for the b-verse is unique. Most other B manuscripts read "mortrews and potages." Compare F10.60b for similar variation.