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O fair I wot ye have in remembrance
Charles d’Orléans, ‘The bond of love’, translated from the French (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 79) — three 9-line stanzas (ababbccdd) and Envoy (aabb)
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; envoys
Versification: — nine-line, four-line — ababbccdd, aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 21v
First Lines:
O Fayre y wot ye haue in remembraunce
Withouten fayle this trust y in certayne…
Last Lines:
…Shall say hit yow more playne to yowre plesere
If so that tyme or nede hit lust requere
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: 48-9.
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: 38.
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: 176-7.