Al rightful recorden that Reason truth tolde
¶ Alle rigtful recorded · þat reson trouþe tolde
all ryghfullG.5.159:This spelling of "rightful" (without medial <t>) is recorded by the MED. For a similar spelling of "lightly," see G.1.150 and note. recorded that reason trewthe told
Alle riȝtful recordedenO.4.160: O alone has the form recordeden; most B manuscripts have recordede. þat resoun truþe tolde
¶ Alle riȝtful recordede þat resounR.4.159: The
scribe's rendering of this word is ambiguous; he has placed a dot over the final character
rather than the customary nasal bar, but his typical spelling suggests that he intended this
word to be construed here as resoun. trewthe tolde .