Symony him sent to assayle conscience
Symonye hym sente to assaille conscience
Symonye hym seudeR.20.100: R uniquely deploys this apparent nonsense word; almost all other B manuscripts read sent. However, on the basis of R's
apparent metathesis of a very plausible reading unanimously attested in C manuscripts, Kane-Donaldson proposed emending B to that
reading, suede. to assaile consience .
& Symonye he sente / to a-soyleF.16.126: FY alone read a-soyle. Bx and Cx have assaille. conscience.