I nold cope vs wyth thy cattel ne oure brike amende
I nolde cope vs with thy catel · ne oure kirke amende
I nold cope vs wyth thyereG.6.269: It is possible that the <r> plus flourish which completes the word thyere in G may be a later addition: it appears to have been squashed in, leaving no room between words. catell ne ouvr kyrke amend
I wolde nouȝt cope vs with þi catel ne oure
Two alpha variants are attested here, the second inadequate for the line's alliterative
pattern; cf. RF's wolde nouȝt and cherche with
beta's nolde and kyrke. amende
I wolde notF.5.269: Alpha has wolde not against beta's nolde. Cope vs with þyn Catel / ne oure chircheF.5.269: Alpha has chirche for beta's kirk. a-mende.