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O goodly fair which I most love and dread
Charles d’Orléans, a roundel translated from his French poem (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 35) — 14 lines
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; roundels
Versification: — fourteen-line — abbaabababbaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson K.38 (SC 15161), p. 262
Editions:
Hausknecht, Emil. “Vier gedichte von Charles d’Orleans.” Anglia 17 (1895): 445-7: 446-7.
Bliss, Philip. Reliquiae Hearnianae. London: J. Russel Smith, 1869: 1.266.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 68v
First Lines:
O Goodly fayre which y most loue and drede
In seche hape and grace as have y wonyd…
Last Lines:
…That yowre daunger hathme enprisonyd
Longe in the bewte of yowre goodlihed
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: 147.
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: 112.
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: 259.