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the best known French poet of the late Middle Ages.. and - probably- also a member of a wandering gang of thieves...
It is Villon, in the French: Je connais tout fors que moi-mesme.
I know everything except myself is certainly a good translation of the Villon line, which appears on more than one page of his work. John Xavier, M.A. (French) .
I want to know if it's francois villon who has the poem: 'I know everything except myself'
Princess, by whom my hope is fed, My heart thee prays in lowlihead To prune the ill boughs overgrown, Nor slay Love's tree, nor plant instead Another tree, save this alone.