Confessioun and knelechyngkne[w]lechyngL.14.199: A corrector's <+> appears in the right margin; as Skeat observed, he was probably objecting to the scribe's knelechyng for knowlichyng. Kane and Donaldson do not include the error in their list of variants. For the spellings in L, see L5.585, L12,193, and
L19.74, 186. & crauyng þi mercy
Confession and knowledginge , and crauing thy mercy
Confession and knowlichynge . inW.14.198: W alone reads in; all other manuscripts have and. crauynge þi mercy
Confessioun and knowlechyng ˜ and crauyng þy mercye
Knowlechynge and confessionR.14.198: This pair of nouns is transposed to Confessioun and
knowlechyng in the beta copies; F reads & be-knowleche it In confessioun.
and crauynge þi mercy .
& be-knowleche it In confessiounF.10.665: F's a-verse is unique. Beta reads "Confession and knowlichynge," and R has "Knowlechynge and confession." / & craue þyn mercy.