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Right as I heard this other day tofore
News of his Mistress, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 111) — three l0-line stanzas (ababbccdcd) and 4-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: envoys; dialogues
Versification: — ten-line, four-line — ababbccdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 38-38v
First Lines:
RIght as y herde this othir day tofore
How my swete hert myn owen fayre ladi dere…
Last Lines:
…The masse which berith the name as wel hit may
O sende me tidyng good seynt gabriel
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: 86-7.
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: 1.67.
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: 206-7.