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Welcome and yet more welcome by this light
Charles d’Orléans, On News of his Mistress, translated from the French (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 101) — three 9-line stanzas (ababbbcbc) and 4-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: envoys; love lyrics
Versification: — nine-line, four-line — ababbbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 32-33
First Lines:
WElcome and yit more welcome bi þis light
O fresshe tidyngis vnto myn hert are ye…
Last Lines:
…This refrayt which y loue right hertily
Teys yow to whom y loue am and no mo
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: 72-4.
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: 57.
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: 195-6.