Erst in the master or in þe man , some mantion he haueth
Arst in the maistre than in the man · som mansioun he has
Arst in þe mayster þan inO.14.232: O alone among beta witnesses lacks þe before man. man sum mansioun he haþ
OrR.14.232: For alpha's Or, beta shows Arst;
later in this a-verse, where alpha repeats or, Cr agrees with alpha but
beta has þan. On both of these readings, it appears that Cx agrees with alpha (although a cluster of five C
manuscripts—P2TH2PEc—reads oþur in place of or on both occasions). in þe
maister or in þe man : sum manseon hauethR.14.232: R uniquely omits he before haueth.
Cx confirms the correctness of the majority reading. .