French manuscript of satirical poetry, circa 1610.

Format
Manuscript
Language
French
Description
1 v. 16.5 x 22 cm (17 pages [6 blank])

Details

Subject(s)
Compiled/​Created
circa 1610.
Summary note
Contains various literary works, most of which are written in a single hand, that are primarily satirical in nature, including epigrams with titles such as "To a redhead," "To a ladle," a hunchback, a coward, a poor, a stutterer, etc.; a satire on Cardinal Du Perron; an allegory in 12 stanzas of 8 verses, entitled "Le temps qui parle aux Dames"; as well as several other poems. Also included are lines from Pierre de L'Estoile's Registres journaux des règnes de Henri IV concerning Gabrielle d'Estrees, Duchess of Beaufort, though some of the text varies.
Notes
Original pagination, 65-81.
Source acquisition
Purchase, 2016. AM 2017-42
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