Charles, duc d'Orleans, prince and poet, used to be a captive in England for twenty-five years following the conflict of Agincourt. The stories during this quantity, via eu and American students, specialise in his lifestyles and activities in the course of that point, and exhibit him as a major and realized reader, a crafty political determine (accomplished within the talents that may provoke the English the Aristocracy round him), and a masterful poet, cutting edge, witty, and extremely self-aware. dialogue of his manuscripts, his social and political relationships, his large library, and his poetry in languages demonstrate him as a smart observer of lifestyles, which in his poetry he describes in methods no longer noticeable back until eventually the Renaissance.Contributors: MICHAEL okay. JONES, WILLIAM ASKINS, GILBERT OUY, M. ARN, CLAUDIO GALDERISI, JOHN FOX, R.C. CHOLAKIAN, A.C. SPEARING, DEREK PEARSALL, JANET BACKHOUSE, JEAN-CLAUDE MUHLETHALER, A.E.B. COLDIRON

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