Shall no more mede be maistry , as she is nowe
¶ Schal namore Mede be Maistre as scho is nouþe
shall no more mede be master as she ys nowG.4.295: As far as G and Cr are concerned, the G Cr C2 H reading now for most manuscripts nouthe may well be a matter of date, since forms in -<th> died out at the beginning of the sixteenth century. See OED nowthe, adv.
¶ Schal namore mede be mayster as heR.3.285:
Alpha's he does not differ substantively from beta; he
is a variant of heo, "she." See note at R.3.119:. is nowthe .
Shal no moore meede be mayster / so mychil as heF.4.281: he, "she." Alpha preserves this form. All beta witnesses read she. is nowþe.