ML True Crime: Deleted Scenes 2 by VaccaD

Question 11

"He might have died on a mat of straw in some cheap tavern, or in a cold, dank cell; or in a fight in some dark street with another French coquillard; or perhaps, as he always feared, on a gallows in a little town in France. We will probably never know."

These depressing conjectures are a translator's theories as to the ultimate fate of WHAT POET AND CAREER CRIMINAL, best known for the line "Where are the snows of yester-year?", who vanished from the historical record following his banishment from Paris in 1463?