Amonge the riche Rayes I rendred a lesson
Among þe riche rayes · I rendered a lesson
Amonge þe riche rayeresR.5.214:
R's rayeres, "a maker or seller of striped cloth," is a unique variant
among B witnesses; Bx reads rayes. The same variant occurs in manuscript Uc of the C version,
but both Ax and Cx clearly attest the same word
here as the B majority. For other citations of this R form, see
MED, s. v.
raier. I rendred a lessoun .