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When I last parted from my hearts sweet
Charles d’Orléans, Thoughts on his mistress, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 69) — three l0-line stanzas (ababbccdcd) and 4-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: envoys; love lyrics
Versification: — ten-line — ababbccdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 15v-16
First Lines:
When y last partid fro myn hertis swete
Whiche rewlith me in woo or hopis glad…
Last Lines:
…For gyf iuge who leffe in such a shenke
Hit nys but even of loue myracle lo
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: 34-5.
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: 27-8.
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: 165-6.