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For the reward of half a year
Charles d’Orléans, a roundel — fourteen lines
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: roundels; love lyrics
Versification: — fourteen-line — abbaabababbaab
Bibliographic Ghosts: Grenoble: ghost in spite of IMEV references to editions Champollion-Figeac (1842), 266; MacCracken (1911), 175.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale fr. 25458, p. 311
First Lines:
[F]for the reward of half a ȝere
Tow trewelouys upon the brest…
Last Lines:
…Yet y conseille hym to be prest
And fore aȝens the warderere
For the &c.
Editions:
Champollion-Figeac, Aime. Les Poesies du duc Charles d’Orleans. Paris, 1842: 266.
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “An English Friend of Charles d’Orleáns.” PMLA 26 (1911): 142-180: 175.
Champion, Pierre. Charles d’Orleans: Poesies. Paris: Librairie H. Champion, 1923-4; repr. 1966: 2.570.
Hammond, Eleanor Prescott. English Verse between Chaucer and Surrey. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 1927: 222.
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: 221.