Text: Belle Dame sans Merci

Beautiful Lady without Mercy


Overview

Found in:

  • Chantilly MS 685
  • NE 378
  • BnF fr. 20026
  • NE 459
  • NE 621

  • Created in 1424

    French

    Author: Alain Chartier

    Translator: None


    Tags:

  • Complaint
  • Debate
  • Love
  • Verse
  • Ownership Details

    Chantilly MS 685 owned by Anne of France, duchess of Bourbon (1483-1522). Ownership Confirmed with Inventory as evidence.

    Chantilly MS 685 owned by Charlotte of Savoy, queen of France (? - December 1483). Ownership Confirmed with Inscription as evidence.

    NE 378 owned by Gabrielle de la Tour d'Auvergne, countess of Montpensier (14??-1474). Ownership Confirmed with Inventory as evidence.

    BnF fr. 20026 owned by Charles d'Orleans (14??-1465?). Ownership Possible with as evidence.

    BnF fr. 20026 owned by Marie of Cleves, duchess of Orleans (1465?-1487). Ownership Confirmed with Inventory as evidence. Ownership Confirmed with Inscription as evidence.

    NE 459 owned by Joan of Laval, duchess of Anjou (1459-1498?). Ownership Confirmed with Archival Mention as evidence.

    NE 621 owned by Margaret of Brittany, duchess of Brittany (14??-1469). Ownership Confirmed with Inventory as evidence.



    Bibliography

    Arlima

    IHRT