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that religiose persoones haue habit dyuers fro the habit of othere persoones not religiose. And if this be trewe, certis resonable and alloweable it is, that the habit of oon such religioun be dyuers fro the habit of an other

what is writen ie. Thimothe, ij e . c ., that wommen schulden haue couenable habit, where Poul seith thus: Also wommen in couenable habit with schamefastnes and sobirnes araiyng hem silf, not in writhen heris, or in gold, or

men dredy and just, þei diuerse fro þe puple, not in mynd, but in cloþ, not in lifing, but in habit only, in liknes, but not in e ffect, þei study to be seen gret, but not to be, þei

kinde and of Cristis sacramentis; to which man sett into monkhode, as Dynys there declarith, longith forto leue such seculer habit as he bifore werid, and forto be schorne other wise in his heed, and forto haue hiȝer consideratijf and

as suche religiouns now bifore ben proued to be, eny persoon schulde be licencid fro his cloister, or fro his habit vndir such as now is pretendid colour without sufficient proof of the same colour had at the vttrist, as

little poet on his knees presenting his book bound in pink to a tall crownd man standing, clad in a blue cloak, collard and lined with ermine. His under robe is colourd lake, with a black belt, studded with gold.

the text,) which would have completed the sense, which is, that to attach more importance to the friar ' s habit than to counsels or commandments of God , is to do the devil ' s work. mennis wittis and

scheepherde in erthe, ' etc. ‖ O. þou foltid schepard anticrist. God seiþ þou art an ydole hauyng a bischopis habit. but neiþir vertu ne spirit. lijf ne dede. þat longiþ to a bischop ‖ for Poul seiþ. Rom .

is very simple. There is a large initial in gold, on a red and blue ground, at the beginning, and the other initials are in blue, filled in and flourished with lines in red. The text is divided into chapters

and al hir myght And by hir beddes heed / she made a Muwe And couered it / with veluettes blue In signe of trouthe / that is in wommen sene And al with oute / the Muwe is peynted

Bernard . and þus it is of prestis, prelatis, and of oþer religioun, in þe same maner. Wil þu hast habit and schauin croun, and oþer signis wiþ out vertu and lif of spirit, and wiþ out þe dede; þu

gospel; for whanne þei beþ stolen awey fro here eldris, ȝe wiþ-inne age of discrecion, þei schul not forsake þe habit of freris for drede of prisonynge & deþ, þouȝ it be agens here wille & conscience; & þouȝ here

in the chirche, for that bi so greet a dyuersite had in so manye reli|giouns (what for dyuersite of outward habit and of inward wering, and of diet, and of waking, and of officiyng, and of sitis, or of placing,

aryse to þe mydnaht, ant go to matines þe monkes yfere, ant wel leornede huere manere. Sone þer after þe habit he nom, ant holi monk þis may bicom. Such cas þis child wes byfalle, His fader wes ded, so

be viciose mys vsers of tho godis, bi cause that y and so manye of my predecessouris han be in habit and in custom mys vsers of the same godis, certis this ground is vntrewe. Forwhi a man forto take

Jewish descent appears to have been an unfounded statement dating only from the fifteenth century . He took the Franciscan habit, studied theology, received the doctor ' s degree at Paris , and became a professor at the Sorbonne. He

solennite. And the same nyghte, on the ferthir side of the Thamyse, saint Petir , in liknesse and in the habit of a pilgryme apperid to a fissher, and behighte him for his trauail, to sette him ouer the watir;

that she wolde / hem with hir handes slen Or with hir meignee / putten hem to flighte In kynges habit / wente hir sones two As heires / of hir fadres regnes alle And hermanno / and Thymalao Hir

oure chastitee And yet with sorwe / thow most enforce thee And seye thise wordes / in thapostles name In habit maad with chastitee and shame Ye wommen / shal apparaille yow quod he And nat in tressed heer /

she wolde / hem with hir handes slen Or with hire meynee / putten hem to flighte ¶ In kynges habit wenten hire sones two As heires / of hir fadres regnes alle And Hermanno / and Thymalao Hir names

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