Tell me to whom madame that treasure appendeth
Thel me to whom madame · that tresour appendes
R's verb inflection, Telleth, is unique among the B
copies (F and beta agree on Tel(le)). However, both Ax and Cx agree with R's form. me ma-dame to whomR.1.47: F omits madame from the
a-verse phrase, while beta transposes the phrase and reads to whom Madame.
F's reading agrees with that found in the other two versions of the poem. þat tresour