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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.

MS. Douce 83
Held at the Weston Library

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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.


54 pages

Language of Materials

  • French


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.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/2 × 6 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom