Theodore Agrippa d'Aubigne
Théodore-Agrippa d'Aubigné was a French poet, soldier, propagandist and chronicler. His epic poem Les Tragiques (1616) is widely regarded as his masterpiece.
Born at the Aubigné château of Saint-Maury near Pons in the present day Charente-Maritime, the son of Jean d'Aubigné, who was implicated in the Huguenot Amboise conspiracy to kidnap the King (1560), Aubigné studied in Paris, Orléans, Geneva and Lyon before joining the Huguenot cause of Henry of Navarre (Henry IV) as both soldier and counsellor. Henry's accession to the throne of France entailed an, at least nominal, conversion to the Roman Catholic Church and Aubigné left his service to tend to his own Poitou estates, even ... more »
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- Prière Du Soir
- A L'éclair Violent De Ta Face Divine
- O Mes Yeux Abusez, Esperance Perdue
- Combatu Des Vents Et Des Flots
- Le lieu de mon repos...
- Pressé de désespoir...
- Mais quoi! c'est trop chanté...
- Oui, mais ainsi qu'on voit...
- Complainte à sa dame
- Contre la présence réelle
- Sonnet pour Diane
- Soupirs épars, sanglots en l'air perdus
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