Bledden blode for þat lordes loue · and hope to blisse þe tymeL.16.248: The left margin has been scraped, but it is not possible to tell what, if anything, has been erased.
Bled bloud for þat lordes loue , & hope to blysse þe tyme
Bledden blode for þat lordes loue · and hope to blisse þe tyme
bledenG.17.246: Although the G scribe was clearly aware of the possibility of using single and double consonants to indicate preceding
long and short vowels, his practice in this respect is by no means consistent (see Introduction III.2), and it is therefore difficult to be certain whether the G scribe considered bleden to be in the present tense or (like remaining manuscripts Bledden) in the preterite. bloode for þat lordes louve & hope to blysse þe tyme
Bledden blood for þat lordis sakeO.16.246: OC2 alone have sake in place of loue. & hopen to blisse þe tyme
Bleddyn blood for þat lordis love / in hope blysse to wynne.F.13.71: F's b-verse is unique. Bx reads "and hope to blisse þe tyme."