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Sith that I have a nonpareil master
Charles d’Orléans, a roundel, translated from the French (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 27) — fourteen lines
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: roundels; love lyrics
Versification: — fourteen-line — abbaabababbaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 2585, Part I, f. 2
First Lines:
Syn that y haue a nounparall mastres
The whiche hath hool my seruyce and myn hert
Y schal be glad for eny gref or smert
To serue hire in hire goodli lustynes…
Last Lines:
…Yet be my trouth when that y me aduert
Ther displesere hit is my gret gladnes
Syn that [y haue a nounparall mastres]
The whiche [hath hool my seruyce and myn hert]
Editions:
Arber, Edward. The Dunbar Anthology, 1401-1508. London, New York: Frowde, 1901: 124.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 63
First Lines:
Syn that y haue a nounparall maystres
The which hath hool my service & myn hert…
Last Lines:
…I shalle be blad for any greef or smert
To serve hir in hir goodly lustynes
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: , 139-40.
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: 107.
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Some Charles d’Orleans Fragments.” Modern Language Note 66 (1951): 501-5: 505.
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Some Charles d’Orleans Fragments.” Modern Language Note 66 (1951): 501-5: 182.
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: 252.