When Iesus was borne at Bethleem in Iury in the tyme of Herode the kynge. Beholde there came wyse me from the eest to Ierusalem
saynge: Where is he yt is borne kynge of ye Iues? We have sene his starre in ye eest and are come to worship him.
When Herode ye kynge had herde thys he was troubled and all Ierusalem with hym
and he gathered all ye chefe Prestes and Scribes of the people and axed of them where Christ shulde be borne.
And they sayde vnto hym: at Bethlee in Iury. For thus it is written by the Prophet.
And thou Bethleem in the londe of Iury art not the leest concernynge the Princes of Iuda. For out of the shall come the captayne that shall govern my people Israhel.
Then Herod prevely called the wyse men and dyligetly enquyred of them ye tyme of the starre that appered
and sent the to Bethleem saynge: Goo and searche dyligetly for ye chylde. And when ye have founde hym bringe me worde yt I maye come and worshippe hym also.
When they had heard the kynge they departed: and lo the starre which they sawe in ye eeste went before them tyll it came and stode over the place where the chylde was.
When they sawe the starre they were marvelously glad: