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Collections and notes chiefly from printed books about king René I of Provence, the Troubadours, and the Provençal language, written in the 18th cent. perhaps by G. de La Rue

MS. Douce 90
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

At fol. 17v is a Provençal ode on the taking of Maestricht in 1673, by Pierre Galaup de Chasteuil. Fol. 88-end are blank. The 1840 catalogue says that the writer was apparently the abbé Gervase de La Rue.


  • Creation: written in the 18th cent. perhaps by G. de La Rue


131 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French
  • English
  • Provençal, Old (to 1500)


MS. Douce 90

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 21664

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Related Materials

See also MS. Douce 342 for an essay also written by Gervase de La Rue.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom