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Sith cursed death hath taken my mistress
Charles d’Orléans, Reflections on the death of his Mistress, translated from the French (Champollion-Figeac (1842), l29) — three 9-line stanzas and 6-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): Reflections on the death of his Mistress
Subjects: lovers, death of; envoys
Versification: — nine-line, six-line — ababbcdcd, aabcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 45
First Lines:
SYn cursid deth hath taken my maystres
Which my most louyd as satt me well trewly…
Last Lines:
…And as for my last wille this bill be sent
To alle that trewly loue where so they are
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: 102-3.
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: 79.
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: 219-20.