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Mine heart hath sent about ye far and near
‘The prison of grevous displesaunce’, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 74) — three 9-line stanzas (ababbcaac) and 6-line Envoy (aabccb)
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): ‘The prison of grevous displesaunce’
Subjects: lover’s lament; envoys
Versification: — nine-line, six-line — ababbcaac, aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 19v-20v
First Lines:
MYn hert hath sent abowt ye fer and nere
For his welwilleris frendis and allyes…
Last Lines:
…That he hath not all that he wolde desere
As in the prisoun of grevous displesaunce
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: 44-5.
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: 34-5.
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: 173-4.