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The sirventés (political song) ‘El dugat…’, A little known song of Pey de Ladils on the Anglo-Gascon Aquitaine

By Guilhem Pépin


Le sirventés ‘el dugat…’. Une chanson méconnue de Pey de Ladils sur l’Aquitaine anglo-gasconne (article published in French in Les Cahiers du Bazadais, 152 (2006), pp. 5-27)

Attributed for a long time to the late troubadour from Rouergue Ramon de Cornet, the sirventés, (political song in langue d’oc) El dugat… is in reality the work of Pey de Ladils, a Gascon troubadour originating from Bazas who wrote it during the war of Saint-Sardos (1324-5) between ...

Garrisons, communication routes and supplying in 1324-5: the Anglo-Gascon troops in the duchy of Aquitaine

Françoise Bériac(-Lainé) et Sophie Cauchois,

Garnisons, voies de communication et ravitaillement en 1324-1325 : les troupes anglo-gasconnes dans le duché d’Aquitaine
(article published in French in Châteaux, routes et rivières. Actes des rencontres d’archéologie et d’histoire en Périgord les 26, 27 et 28 septembre 1997, ed. F. Bériac, A.-M. Cocula et A.-M. Dom (Bordeaux, 1998), pp. 46-71)

The summary account of the expenses of the Anglo-Gascon troops during the war of Saint-Sardos (1324-5) of the English clerk Nicholas ...

The building of siege machines at Bordeaux in 1324/5

Françoise Bériac(-Lainé) et Claire Hanusse

La construction d’une batterie de machines de guerre à Bordeaux en 1324/5

(article published in French in Bergerac et le Bergeracois, Congrès de la Fédération Historique du Sud-Ouest tenu à Bergerac en 1990 (Bordeaux, 1992), pp. 165-203)

A detailed account dating from the war of Saint-Sardos (1324-5) written by the English clerk William de Martley (Guillaume de Martheleye) informs us about the building of siege engines/war machines at Bordeaux by English engineers (ingeniatores) ...

654 years on: the treaty of Brétigny 8 May 1360.

by Guilhem Pépin

The Leverhulme-funded stage of the Gascon Rolls takes its point of departure as the treaty of Brétigny of 8 May 1360. We are pleased to launch the new site to commemorate this anniversary. But what was this treaty all about, and what did it mean for the Gascon rolls?

Towards the treaty.
When the representatives of the regent of France (the future Charles V) and those of King Edward III of England signed a peace treaty at ...

The Surgeon Prior and the Prince.

By Simon J. Harris & Anne Curry

Entry 6.16 in the Gascon roll for 1369-70 (C 61/82, 10 February 1369) is the grant of a protection to Guillaume Hamon, prior of Cogges, to go to Aquitaine in the service of Edward of Woodstock, eldest son of Edward III, commonly known as the Black Prince. Hamon was one of many clerks who went to Aquitaine at this ...