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How is it how have ye forgotten me
Lady, have pity on me, a carole translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 251) — 25 lines in stanzas of varying lengths
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): Lady, have pity on me
Subjects: lover’s plea
Versification: — six-line, four-line — aaaaaa, abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 110v
First Lines:
HOw is hit how haue ye forgoten me
Ye certis ye y trowe it verily…
Last Lines:
…That to reward my loue ye ought ben she
How is it how
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: 205.
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: 155.
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: 311-12.