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DIMEV 1370
IMEV 833
NIMEV 833
For love of God as keepeth remembrance
‘My lady and maystres’, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 108) — five 10-line stanzas and 5-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; envoys
Versification: — ten-line, five-line — ababbccdcd, aabab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 36v-37v
First Lines:
FOr loue of god as kepith remembraunce
Within yowre thought enclosid pratily…
Last Lines:
…For fortune koude sett me no more on hight
And ye to ben my lady and maystres
Editions:
Taylor, G. Watson. Poems Written in English by Charles Duke of OrleansOrleans, during his Captivity in England after the Battle of Azincourt Roxburghe Club 44. London, 1827: 82-4.
Steele, Robert, ed. Charles of Orleans: The English Poems. Vol. 1. EETS o.s. 215 (1941); vol. 2. ed. Robert Steele and Mabel Day, o.s. 220; repr. as one volume, 1970: 64-5.
Arn, Mary-Jo, ed. Fortunes Stabilnes: Charles of Orleans’s English Book of Love. A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1994: 203-5.