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With excess shake forsaked and forfaint
Charles d’Orléans, ‘My ioy is turnyd to hevynes’ — three 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) and 4-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): ‘My ioy is turnyd to hevynes’
Subjects: envoys; lover’s lament
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 134-134v
First Lines:
WIth axcesse shake forsekid & forfaynt
The poore karkes so enfeblisshid is…
Last Lines:
…If ye good list ye konne do well ynow
In the amverse to turne all my disese
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: 262-3.
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: 196.
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: 355-6.