Were þere a belle on ...hireM.P.165: The original reading may have been his, as in G. beiȝe by Ihesu as me th..ynkeþ .
Were there a bel on her bight bi Iesu as me thinkith
Hm.P.163-173: Hand 1 initially wrote ten lines which he erased and replaced with these eleven lines in a lighter ink. were þer a belle on her beye · by ihesu as me thynkeþ
Were ther a belle on hir bighes · by Iesu as me thynke
Were þer a belle on her byesO.P.165: YOC alone have the plural form. bi iesu as me þinkeþ
Were þere abellea
belle on here bye by IhesusR.P.40:
Beta witnesses have Ihesu. The C manuscripts are
divided, a majority reading with beta but a significant minority, in both major branches,
agreeing with alpha. as me thenketh .
Where þere a belle on here beyȝe / by IesusF.1.158: Alpha is responsible for Iesus. Beta witnesses have Iesu. as me þynkeþ.