Deschamps, Eustache (1346 - 1406)

Index to poems

Biography: 
  • Deschamps, Eustache. Oeuvres compl√®tes de Eustache Deschamps. Eds. Gaston Raynaud and Henri Auguste Edouard, le marquis de Queux de Sainte-Hilaire. 11 vols. Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1878-1903.

Eustache Deschamps (1346(?)-1406) was the leading French poet of his day. He was a Champenois by birth but spent most of his life in the service of Charles V and Charles VI under whom he held a number of important posts. He was a prolific and versatile poet, most often rather prosaic but sometimes eloquent with a strongly didactic and moralizing tendency.

Given Name: 
Eustache
Family Name: 
Deschamps
Pseudonym(s): 
Eustache Morel
Birth Date: 
1346
Death Date: 
1406
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First RPO Edition: 
2012