¶ Amonges erchebischopes and oþer bischopes These lines are unique to alpha and there are line-division problems.
Moreover, there are sufficient differences between R and F in these lines to justify
reproducing the latter's lines verbatim (cf. Appendix 1, R15.272-77, for details and any
cross-references to the C version):
¶ With Bisshopis & abbotys / & prelatis of holy chirche.
wone with hem / hys wone was sum-tyme.
& cristis parsymonye to þe pore /
parcel-mel þey deltyn.
But Auerise hathorn; þe keyȝes /& kepithorn; for hise
& for hise seketouris & seruauntis /& summe for hise
¶ With BisshopisF.11.260: An otiose curl appears over the <B>. & abbotys / & prelatis of holy chirche. These five lines appear only in alpha.