And þanne mette þise men . hireorM.20.92: M's original reading hire, as in the next line, is paralleled by Cr's their. Other B manuscripts have er. This is a rare example of M moving away from a Cr reading, but the revising hand is crude and late. See also the note to
M20.101. mynstrales myȝte pipe
And than met these men , their mynstrels myght pype
And than mette thise men ˜ er mynstralles myghte pipe
Beta begins this line And þanne; the C manuscripts
agree with alpha. mette þise men er mynstralz miȝt pipe .