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Fresh beauty rich of youth and lustiness
‘Alle thewis goode hath my lady dere’, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 24) — five 9-line stanzas and one 6-line concluding stanza
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): ‘Alle thewis goode hath my lady dere’
Subjects: love lyrics
Versification: — nine-line, six-line — ababbcbbc, abcabc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 8v
First Lines:
FResshe bewte riche of yowthe & lustynes
The smylyng lookis casten so louely…
Last Lines:
…But me to shewehir servaunt toy dy
Alle tewis goode this hath my lady dere
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: 18-21.
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: 16-17.
Bullrich, Georg. über Charles d’Orleans und die ihm zugeschribere englische übersetzung seiher gedichte. Berlin, 1893: 22 (2 st. only).
Arber, Edward. The Dunbar Anthology, 1401-1508. London, New York: Frowde, 1901: 120-2.
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: 153-4.