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This month of May withouten peer princess
Charles d’Orléans, a roundel, translated from the French (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 31) — 14 lines
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: roundels; lovers, addresses to beloved; May, songs of
Versification: — fourteen-line — abbaabababbaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 66
First Lines:
THis monthe of may withouten pere princesse
The sovl plesere of all myn hope & thouyȝt…
Last Lines:
…Ye haue myn hert yn al ye may or ought
So ordeyne me a lady and maystres
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: 143-4.
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: 1.110.