And commaunde a Constable that can at the fyrst
¶ And comanded a conestable · that come at firste
and commaundeG.3.200: The difference between commaunde (as G Cr1) and comanded (as remaining B manuscripts) may not originally have been substantive, since command was a possible form of the preterite in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries (see OED command v.). a conestable þat he come att the fyrst
/ [¶] Anon he comoundidcom[a]undid a constable / to comen at þe fyrste.