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The meed/meadow is fled the grace is gone
Charles d’Orléans, a roundel — 14 lines (abbaabababbaab)
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: roundels; love lyrics
Versification: — fourteen-line — abbaabababbaab
Bibliographic Ghosts: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library EL 26.A.13 [olim Bridgewater]: probably error for 5411.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 87
First Lines:
THe mede is flowe the grace is goon
The hert is chaungid from his place…
Last Lines:
…Where y had wende hem be he nas
Thus myrthe and y are comen foon
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: 172.
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: 1.131.
“Poems, written in English, by Charles Duke of Orleans, during his Captivity in England, after the Battle of Agincourt.” Gentleman’s Magazine n.s. 17 (May, 1842): 459-72: 467.
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: 284.