The Northern Homily Cycle: Information on Homilies Not Included in This Edition

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The Northern Homily Cycle: Information on Homilies Not Included in This Edition

Abbreviations: NIMEV: The New Index of Middle English Verse, ed. Boffey and Edwards. Manuscript abbreviations: ED: Edinburgh, MS Royal College of Physicians. [First base-text for this edition, covering Homilies 1–13]; A: Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Ashmole 42 (S.C. 6923) [Second base-text for this edition, covering Homilies 14–59]; G: Cambridge University Library MS Gg.V.3145; D: Cambridge University Library MS Dd.I.146; L: Lambeth Palace Library MS 260; V: Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Eng. Poet a. 1 (the Vernon Manuscript).

5. The Nativity of the Lord (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 2:1–14 (The Birth of Christ).
NIMEV 3289 (Sts. Martin, Antony, Machary). Manuscripts: ED: fol. 24v (first 80 lines only); A: fols. 19r–23v; G: fols. 23r–27v (ending lost); D: fols. 52r–55v; L: fols. 7v–9r.

7. Epiphany (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 2:1–13 (Herod and the Wise Men).
NIMEV: 2243 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: ED: fols. 26v–28r; A: fols. 30r–34r; G: fols. 32r–34v; D: fols. 60v–63v (fol. 61 lost); L: fols. 11v–13r.

8. First Sunday after Epiphany (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 2:41–52 (Young Jesus at the Temple).
NIMEV: 2184, 2532 (Saint John and the Boy). Manuscripts: ED: fols. 28r–30r; A: fols. 34r–38r; G: fols. 34v–37r; D: fols. 63v–65v (fol. 66 lost); L: fols. 13r–14v.

9. Second Sunday after Epiphany (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 2:1–10 (The Marriage at Cana).
NIMEV: 1843 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: ED: fols. 30r–31r; A: fols. 38r–40r; G: fols. 37r–39r; D: fols. 67r–68r (beginning lost); L: fols. 14v–15r.

10. Third Sunday after Epiphany (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 8:1–13 (Jesus Heals the Centurion’s Servant).
NIMEV: 1925, 2119 (Gyezi and Naaman). Manuscripts: ED: fols. 31r–32r; A: fols. 40r–42v; G: fols. 39r–41r; D: fols. 68r–69v; L: fols. 15r–15v.

17. First Sunday in Lent (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 4:1–11 (Jesus’ Temptation in the Wilderness).
NIMEV 1150, 29 (Placidas). Manuscripts: A: fols. 62v–79v; G: fols. 61v–80v; D: fols. 89v–102v; L: fols. 23r–27v.

21. Fourth Sunday in Lent (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 6: 1–15 (Feeding of the Multitudes).
NIMEV 2934, 1643 (Piers Toller). Manuscripts: A: fols. 94r–101r; G: (missing); D: (lacking); L: fols. 30v–32v.

22. Fifth Sunday in Lent/ Passion Sunday (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 8:46–59 (Jesus Insulted by Jews).
NIMEV: 2936, 288 (The Hermit and the Thieves). Manuscripts: A: fols. 101r–104v; G: (missing); D: fols. 113r–115v; L: fols. 32v–33v.

23. Palm Sunday (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 21:1–9 (Jesus’ Entry into Jerusalem).
NIMEV: 1518, 46 (The Man in the Devil’s Leash). Manuscripts: A: fols. 104v–108v; G: (missing); D: fol. 115v (rubric only); L: fols. 33v–34v.

24. Easter Sunday (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Mark 16: 1–7 (The Empty Tomb).
NIMEV: 2999, 416 (Saint Martin and the Naked Beggar). Manuscripts: A: fols. 108v–112v; G: (missing); D: fols. 117r–119r (one folio missing, begins at line 99); L: fols. 34v–35v.

26. First Sunday after Easter (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 20:19–31 (Jesus’ Appearance to Thomas and the Disciples).
NIMEV 2941, 3298 (Saint Edmund and the Devil). Manuscripts: A: fols. 115r–117r; G: (missing); D: fols. 120v–122v; L: fols. 36r–36v.

27. Second Sunday after Easter (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 10:11–16 (The Good Shepherd).
NIMEV 2938, 1645 (Theobald). Manuscripts: A: fols. 117r–121r; G: (missing); D: fols. 122v–125r; L: fols. 36v–37v.

28. Third Sunday after Easter (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 16:16–22 (Jesus Foretells His Death).
NIMEV 2927, 47 (Good Monk). Manuscripts: A: fols. 121r–123v; G: (first 11 lines missing) fols. 81r–82v; D: fols. 125r–127r; L: fols. 37v–38v.

29. Fourth Sunday after Easter (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 16:5–14 (Jesus Foretells the Coming of the Holy Spirit).
NIMEV 2926 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 123v–125r; G: fols. 82v–84r; D: fols. 127r–128v; L: fols. 37v–38v.

30. Fifth Sunday after Easter (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 16:23–30 (Jesus Says, “Ask and you shall receive”).
NIMEV 2936 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 125r–126v; G: fols. 84r–85r; D: fols. 128v–129v; L: fols. 38v–39r.

31. Ascension Day (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Mark 16: 14–20 (Jesus Taken up into Heaven and Disciples Proclaim the Good News).
NIMEV 3933, 32 (Carpus). Manuscripts: A: fols. 126v–128v; G: fols. 85r–87r; D: fols. 129v–131v; L: fols. 39r–39v.

34. Monday after Pentecost (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 3:16–21 (Christ the Light of the World).
NIMEV 2937, 3547 (Thais). Manuscripts: A: fols. 133r–134v; G: fols. 90v–91v; D: fols. 134v–135v; L: fols. 40v–41r.

35. Trinity Sunday (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: John 15:26–27; 16:1–4 (Coming of the Holy Spirit).
NIMEV 2301 (Baptism of Christ). Manuscripts: A: fols. 134v–135v; G: fols. 91v–92v; D: fols. 135v–136v; L: fol. 41r–41v.

36. First Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 16:19–31 (Dives and Lazarus).
NIMEV 3683 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 135v–137r; G: fols. 92v–94r; D: fols. 136v–137v; L: fol. 41v–41v.

37. Second Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 14:16–24 (Parable of the Great Dinner).
NIMEV 3739, 1464 (The Hemit and the Angel). Manuscripts: A: fols. 137r–139v; G: fols. 94r–95v; D: fols. 137v–139v; L: fols. 41v–42r.

38. Third Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 15:1–10 (Parable of the Lost Sheep).
NIMEV 3791, 485 (Creation). Manuscripts: A: fols. 139v–141v; G: fols. 95v–97v; D: fols. 143v–145r; L: fols. 42r–43r.

39. Fourth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 6:36–42 (On Judging Others).
NIMEV 1118, 3816 (Harsh Monk). Manuscripts: A: fols. 141v–143v; G: fols. 97v–99r; D: fols. 149v–151r; L: fol. 43r–43v.

40. Fifth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 5:1–11 (The Great Catch of Fish).
NIMEV 2976 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A; fols. 143v–145v; G: fols. 99r–100v; D: fols. 151r–152v; L: fols. 43v–44r.

41. Sixth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 5: 20–24 (The Ten Commandments) (Luke in rubric).
NIMEV 3708 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 145v–147r; G: fols. 100v–102r; D: fols. 152v–153v; L: fol. 44r–44r.

42. Seventh Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Mark 8:1–9 (The Feeding of the Four Thousand).
NIMEV 3003 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 147r–148r; G: fols. 102r–103r; D: fols. 153v–154v; L: fol. 44r–44v.

43. Eighth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 7:15–21 (Beware of False Prophets).
NIMEV 3708 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 148r–149r; G: fol. 103r–103v; D: fols. 154v–155v; L: fols. 44v–45r.

44. Ninth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 16:1–9 (Parable of the Dishonest Manager).
NIMEV 2967/2969 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 149r–150v; G: fols. 103v–104v; D: fols. 155v–156v; L: fol. 45r–45r.

45. Tenth Sunday after (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 19:41–47 (Weeping over Jerusalem; Cleansing of the Temple).
NIMEV 1657 (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 150v–154r; G: fols. 104v–107v; D: fols. 156v–159v; L: fols. 45r–46r.

47. Twelfth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: 12: Mark 7:31–37 (Healing of the Deaf and Dumb Man).
NIMEV 3002, (no exemplum). Manuscripts: A: fols. 158v–161r; G: fols. 111r–113r; D: fols. 162v–164v; L: fols. 47r–48r.

48. Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: 13: Luke 10:23–37 (Parable of the Good Samaritan).
NIMEV 3738, 25 (Theophilus). Manuscripts: A: fols. 161r–174r; G: fols. 113r–120v (ending lost); D: fols. 164v–174v (fol. 166 lost); L: fols. 48r–51v.

50. Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 6:24–33 (God and Mammon).
NIMEV 2414, 993 (The Thrifty Gardener). Manuscripts: A: fols. 179v–187r; G: (lost); D: fols. 186r–189v; L: fols. 52v–54r.

51. Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Luke 7:11–16 (Widow’s Son Raised to Life).
NIMEV 750, 1822 (Dying Monk Sees Dragon). Manuscripts: A: fols. 187r–192v; G: (lost); D: fols. 189v–192r; L: fols. 54r–55r.

53. Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 22:34–46 (The Two Greatest Commandments).
NIMEV 1922, 994 (Knight who Forgave the Slayer of his Father). Manuscripts: A: fols. 202r–206v; G: fols. 133r–136v; D: fols. 194r–195v (fol. 196 lost); L: fols. 57r–58r.

55. Twentieth Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 22:2–14 (Parable of the Marriage Feast).
NIMEV 2308, 1821 (Gregory’s Aunts). Manuscripts: A: fols. 212v–216v only (217r–223v are lost); G: fols. 141v–146v; D: fols. 200r–203r; L: fols. 59v–60v.

57. Twenty-second Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 18:23–35 (Parable of the Talents).
NIMEV 1932, 53 (Backbiting Monk). Manuscripts: A: fols. 224r–227r (beginning lost); G: fols. 147v–151r; D: fols. 206r–209r; L: fols. 61r–61v.

58. Twenty-third Sunday after Trinity (not included in this edition)
Gospel Pericope: Matthew 22:15–21 (Render unto Caesar).
NIMEV 1931, 1311 (Esther). Manuscripts: A: fols. 227r–231v; G: fols. 151r–154v; D: fols. 209r–212r; L: fols. 61v–62v.



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