Deliver us from Yvel!

One of my long time aliases is the name “Yvel”. I came across this today, and thought the use of yvel was particularly interesting in this context.

The Lord’s Prayer in English:
From a 15th century MS, Douce 246, Bodleian library

Fader oure that art in heuene, halewed be thy name: thy kyngedom come to thee: thy wille be do in erthe as in heuen: oure eche dayes brede 3eue us to daye: and for3eue us oure dettes as we for3eue to oure dettoures: and lede us no3te into temptacion: bot delyver us from yvel. Amen.

They feared me back in the 15th! Not sure what the “3”s are all about though, maybe some 15th century form of l337 speak…

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