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I hear many people plain
On Love and its Rewards, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 132) — three 9-line stanzas and 5-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): On Love and its Rewards
Subjects: envoys; love, rewards of
Versification: — nine-line, five-line — ababababa, ababa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 48-48v
First Lines:
I Here many peple playne
On loue andon his crewelte…
Last Lines:
…She must awake him of bounte
In amverse of his wele certayne
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: 109-10.
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: 84.
“Poems, written in English, by Charles Duke of Orleans, during his Captivity in England, after the Battle of Agincourt.” Gentleman’s Magazine n.s. 17 (May, 1842): 459-72: 465.
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: 225-6.