So nedy he was as sayth the boke in many sondrye places ,
So nedy he was as seith the book · in many sondrie places
so nedy he was as seyethe the booke / yn manye sondreye places
So he was nedyR.20.16:
This phrase is transposed in beta as So nedy he was; F reads He was so needy. The P family of C manuscripts agrees with F on
this phrasing, but the X family agrees with R. as seyth þe boke
in many sundri places .