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So hath mine heart caught in remembrance
‘Womanly Noblesse — Balade that Chauncier made’ — three 9-line stanzas and 6-line Envoy
Author(s): Geoffrey Chaucer (attrib.)
Title(s): ‘Womanly Noblesse — Balade that Chauncier made’
Subjects: women; envoys
Versification: — nine-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 34360 [olim Phillipps 9053], ff. 21v-22
First Lines:
So hath myn hert caught in remembraunce
yowre beaute hoole and stidefast gouernaunce…
Last Lines:
…Thynkyng that I have caust caught in remembraunce
yowre beaute hole your stidfast gouernaunce
Attributed Author: Balade that Chauncier made (f. 21v)
Attributed Title: Balade that Chauncier made (f. 21v)
Editions:
Skeat, Walter William, ed. The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. 7 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1894-7: 4.xxv-xxvi.
Brusendorff, Aage. The Chaucer Tradition. Copenhagen, 1925; repr. Oxford: Clarendon, 1967: 277-8.
Robinson, F. N., ed. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Oxford: Clarendon, 1933; 2nd ed. 1957: 628; 1957; 533.
Pace, George B., and Alfred David, eds. The Minor Poems of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Variorum Edition of The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer vol. 5, part 1. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1982: 184-6.
Benson, Larry Dean, ed. The Riverside Chaucer. 3rd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987: 649-50.