And what Kynge þat hem conforted · knowynge hem any whileL.20.66: A largely erased corrector's <+> appears to the left of the following line. There is no evidence of error or of a
correction in that line, but it is possible that he any in this line is written over an erasure. Kane-Donaldson emend conjecturally to hir gile, based on the C variants and alpha's hem/hym gyle. Cf. the note to L12.123.
And what king þat hem conforted , knowing hem any while
And what kyng þat hym conforted · knowyng hem any while
And what kynge þat hem conforted knowynge
For alpha's gyle, beta reads any while. Cx agrees with alpha. .
& what kyng þat hym confortyde / knowynge hymF.16.67: F's hym is unique. Bx has hem. gyle.