Happy Valentine’s Day 2020!

Happy Valentine's Day 2020!The earliest surviving valentine is a 15th-century rondeau written by Charles, Duke of Orléans to his wife, which goes something like this…

“Je suis desja d’amour tanné
Ma tres doulce Valentinée… “

(I am already sick of love,
My very gentle Valentine,)

—”A Farewell to Loveby  Charles d’Orléans, Rondeau VI, lines 1–2[57]

 

MIchelle

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