Excerpt from Three Middle-English Versions of the Rule of St. Benet: And Two Contemporary Rituals for the Ordination of Nuns
E. The Northern Prose Version, in the beginning masculine, then feminine (with some masculine forms left; see in British Museum, Lansdowne 378, from the beginning of the 15th century. English (with Latin catchwords). Printed here for the first time.
F. The Northern Metrical Version, feminine, in British Museum, Cotton Vespasian A. 25, from. The former part of the 15th century; bearing a more southerly stamp. English (with Latin catchwords). Printed, with a few hundred errors, by K. Boddeker in Englische Studien, vol. Ii, pp. 61 - 93 Discussed, without collation, by F. Holthausen in Anglia, vol. Xiv, pp. 302 - 308 Collated, insufficiently, by E. Kolbing in Engl. Stud.
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