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Questions concernant les langues romanes appartenant à la famille des langues d'oïl et parlées à partir du VIIIe siècle jusqu'au XIVe siècle environ.

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Is there a reason to pronounce the word 'foi' in 'en bonne foi' in 16th century French differently, like 'fui/foui'?

In the song Petite folle by Orlando di Lasso (Lassus) there is a phrase 'En bonne foi, vous êtes la plus duitte.' On YouTube I hear singers of a famous chamber choir pronounce the word 'foi' as 'fui'...
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