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Guillaume, de Tudèle, active 1199-1214


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    • us: Guilelmus, Tudelensis, active 1199-1214
    • us: Guilhelmes, de Tudèle, active 1199-1214
    • us: Guillem, de Tudela, active 1199-1214
    • us: Guilhem, de Tudela, active 1199-1214
    • us: Tudela, Guillem de, active 1199-1214
    • us: Tudèle, Guillaume de, active 1199-1214
    • us: William, of Tudela, active 1199-1214
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    • Guilelmus Tudelensis, fl. 1210
    • Guillaume, de Tudèle, fl. 1210-1213
  • Sources

    • found: La chanson de la croisade albigeoise, c1984: title page (Guillaume de Tudèle) introduction (moine de Navarre; poète; began writing 1210 and stopped 1213)
    • found: Bib nat. (Guillaume de Tudèle)
    • found: LC manual cat. (Guilelmus Tudelensis, fl. 1210)
    • found: La chanson de la croisade albigeoise, 1931: title page (Guillaume de Tudèle) page vii (Guilhelmes)
    • found: The song of the Cathar wars, c1996: CIP title page (William of Tudela)
    • found: Cançó de la croada contra els albigesos, 2003: title page (Guillem de Tudela) page 6 (b. in Tudela, Spain; theologan) page 8 (wrote mostly in French and German)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 21, 2014 (William of Tudela; in Occitan, Guilhem de Tudela; in French, Guillaume de Tudèle; fl. 1199-1214; the author of the first part of the Chanson de la Croisade Albigeoise or Song of the Albigensian Crusade, an epic poem in Occitan giving a contemporary account of the crusade against the Cathars; according to his own account in the first lines of his poem, William was born in Tudela in Navarre (Spain); he refers to himself as maestre and clerc, indicating that his studies entitled him to the title of Master and that he had taken minor orders; he specifically states that he studied geomancy; in or around 1199, William of Tudela went to Montauban (France) and lived there for 11 years; he moved in 1210 to Bruniquel, which had then just been bestowed on Baldwin, estranged brother of Count Raymond VI of Toulouse, where William entered Baldwin's service; he became canon at Saint-Antonin and began to compose the Chanson de la Croisade Albigeoise; work on the first part of this poem began in 1210, William implies, though in the form now known it seems to have been written in its entirety in 1213; knowledge of William's life ends in 1213 or 1214; his poem ends before the Battle of Muret on 12 September 1213, and the second part of the Chanson is written by another, unknown, poet)
    • found: A Crown In Heaven, via WWW, May 21, 2014 (William of Tudela's biography; William of Tudela, author of the first part of the Chanson de la Croisade; a Spanish clerk in minor orders, William began the Chanson in Occitan in 1210 and stopped writing in late 1213; during the early years of the Occitan War, he served in the household of Baldwin of Toulouse, half-brother of Raimon VI; William's portion of the Chanson breaks off abruptly in 1213, suggesting that he died but that it was compiled soon after the events it covers)
    • notfound: Encyc. Brit.;Grande encyc.;Cath. encyc.;New Cath. encyc.;Grand Larousse.
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    • 1985-03-18: new
    • 2014-05-24: revised
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