And graunted him to be his grome , gramercy he said
And graunted hym to be his grome · graunt mercy he saide
& grauvnted hym to be hys goomeG.18.86: Bm also originally shared the G R F reading goome, but in Bm this has been corrected to grome, as all other manuscripts. / grauvnt mercy he sayede
And graunted hym to ben his gorme graunt mercy he seyde .
& he grauntyd me / y to be his goome / graunt mercy y seide.F.13.183: F, perhaps not recognizing "promised" as the sense of grauntyd, has revised the line substantially. Bx reads "And graunted hym to ben his gome [(alpha) or groom (beta)] graunt mercy he seide."