For loue lafteM.20.250: It is possible that lafte has been altered from loste, the reading of CrBmCot. þei lordshipe . boþe lond and scole
For loue lost the lordshyp , both land and schole
For loue last ther lordschip · boþe londe and scole
O.20.238-248: This and the preceding ten lines are written around the same keyhole-shaped tear in the manuscript described
at O20.199.For loue laftenO.20.248: O alone has ynomen; variants include þerof lofte (Bo), þerof loste (BmCot), lost (Cr), þei (GC2), and lafte (WHmYCLMRF). þei lordschipe boþe lond & scole
& þan leefte for love / lond . lordchepe & skole.F.16.249: Bx reads "For loue lafte þei lordshipe boþe lond and scole."