In what wode þei wexen . and where þat þei groweþM.16.59: M alone among B manuscripts attests the word in the present tense. Other B manuscripts attest the past.
In what wood thei wopen , & where that they growed
In what woode þeG.17.58: For the G scribe's use of the weak form of the third person plural pronoun (i.e. "the" for remaining manuscripts
"they"), see note to G.6.150. wexenG.17.58: The verb as it appears in G M Y (i.e. wexen, for most manuscripts woxen) could be in either the preterite (as Bx) or the present tense. & where þat they growed
IO.16.58: This capital is decorated with an elaborate spray in black and red, four lines in height.n what wode þei waxen & where þat þei growedenO.16.58: O alone has the form groweden; most B manuscripts have growed.