And dame Clarice a kniȝtes douȝter · ac a kokewolde was hire syre
And dame Clarice a kniȝtus douȝtur ac a kokewalde was hire sire
And dame Clarence a knightes daughter , a cok-olde was hyr syre .
And Dame Clarice a knyȝtes douȝter . ac a cokewold was hir sire
and dame claryce a knyhtes douhter · a cokewald was her syre · Hm.5.161: After this line, all other B manuscripts contain the following line, here given in the spelling of L: And dame Peronelle a prestes file Priouresse worth she neuere. The error, obviously caused by an eyeskip, changes the subject of Hm.5.162 by giving dame Claryce the child that belongs
to dame Pernele in the Bx archetype.
An dame Clarice a knyȝtes douȝter · and a cokwold was hir sire
And dame Clarice a knyȝtis douȝter & a cokwold was hir sire
And dame claris a kniȝtes douȝter ac a cokewolde
was hire sire .
& dame Claris a knyghtis dowter / bubu[t] she knew not hire fadir.