Copies of two letters by 'Monsieur de Chasteuil', i.e. Pierre Galaup de Chasteuil (d. 1727), on the Troubadours (p. 1) and on the Courts of Love (p. 11), written in the 18th cent.
Probably originally written in about A.D. 1710. The letters begg. 'Madame, à mon retour de Barventaire', 'Monsieur, il y a trois ou quatre ans.'.
- Creation: written in the 18th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 83
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21657
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
8 1/2 × 6 3/8 in.