Widowes and widowers worche ȝyeM.9.187: M shares the reading ye with F; other B manuscripts omit it. þe same
Wydowes and wydowes worke the same
wydwes and wydwesHm.9.188: CrHm read wydwes and wydwes. The verse caused the scribes some difficulty, but alpha reads Wydeweres and wydewes (in the spelling of R) against beta's Widwes and widwers. · wurcheth the same
Widewes and widowers · werchys þe same
Wydeweres and wydewesR.9.182:
Beta reads Widwes and widwers, reversing alpha's phrasal order; Ax agrees with alpha, but the C manuscripts are
divided here by family, with the P family supporting alpha's order while the X family agrees
with beta. wercheth þe same .