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Madame as long as it doth please you aye
A roundel, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 35) — 14 lines
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: roundels; lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — fourteen-line — abbaabababbaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 71v
First Lines:
MAdame as longe as hit doth plese yow ay
To doon me lyue in þis paynfull manere…
Last Lines:
…Myn hert is redy forto bere it here
Without grucchyng and shalle to that y day
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: 150.
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: 115.
Arber, Edward. The Dunbar Anthology, 1401-1508. London, New York: Frowde, 1901: 124.
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: 262-3.