And I assente .....seithM.4.190: B manuscripts vary considerably at this point between quod and various forms of seith. þe kynge by seinte marie my lady
And I assent sayth the Kyng by saynt mari my ladye
¶ And I assent saye þe kyng by seinte marie my lady
¶ And I assente quatzR.4.190: Here beta probably read seith (the reading of LMCrW), but several beta witnesses (HmGOH) support alpha's quod (F) or quatz (R). Ax clearly
agrees with the alpha reading, despite its deficient alliteration. þe kyng by
seint marie my lady .