The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Welcome my joy welcome mine hearts ease
Charles d’Orléans, ‘Welcome no more but now me sle or
slave’ — three 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) and 4-line Envoy, including
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): ‘Welcome no more but now me sle or slave’
Subjects: envoys; lovers, addresses to beloved
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682
, f. 133v
Welcome my ioy welcome myn hertis ese
Welcome my lady welcome my
…Welcome as oft as tonge kan say on rewe
Welcome no more but
now me sle or saue
Taylor, G. Watson.
Poems Written in English by Charles Duke of OrleansOrleans, during his
Captivity in England after the Battle of Azincourt
44. London, 1827: 261-2.
Charles of Orleans: The English Poems.
o.s. 215 (1941); vol. 2. ed. Robert Steele and Mabel Day, o.s. 220; repr. as one volume, 1970: 195.