Ac who be thoM.15.484: M's be tho is unparalleled. Other B manuscripts read beþ, which could have given rise to M's reading. þat excusen hem . þat arn persones and preestus
And who be þat excuseth hem , that ar persons & priests
¶ And who ben þat excusen hem · þat aren persouns and prestes
¶ Ac who beth þat excuseth hem R.15.522: Here the beta copies add þat. aren
persones and prestes .