Thus lerede me a lettred man . for oure lordus loueM.14.331-333: These lines are variously divided by the manuscripts and M's revised version is unique. Most manuscripts divide
after loue and bisinesse as M did originally. WCr divide after loue of heuene and ladde; F divides after heuene and bisinesse.
Thus lerned me a lettred man , for our lords loue of heuen
Thus lered me a lettred man · for oure lordes loue
thysG.15.328: For the G scribe's use of "this" for remaining manuscripts "thus," see note to G.4.76. lered me a lettered man for our lordys louve
Þus lered me a leredR.14.342: R's form is shared with F; beta has lettred. Several
variants (including lewed!) occur at this position in C witnesses, but the majority agrees with alpha on lered.
man for oure lordes loue .
Þus lerned me a leridF.10.797: Alpha and most C manuscripts read lerid. Beta manuscripts have lettred. man / for oure lordis love of heuenne.