Had a byrde þat brought him breade that he by lyued ,
Had a brid þat brouȝt hym bred · þat he by lyued
Hadde a bridde þat brouȝte hym hisR.15.313: R's hym his is unique; beta reads hym
and F has hym to. brede þat he by lyuede .
He hadde a brid þat browte hym to / breed to his lyfloode.F.11.300: F's line is unique. Most B witnesses have "Hadde a brid þat brouȝte hym breed þat he by lyuede."