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Your goodlihood mine hearts lady dear
Charles d’Orléans, On his mistress — three 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) and 4-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: envoys; lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 137
First Lines:
YOwre goodlihed myn hertis lady dere
So thrillith me in my remembraunce…
Last Lines:
…Then forto fonnein þe secunde daunce
If it like yow enioy me in sum wise
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: 269-70.
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: 1.201.
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: 360-1.