Oede de la Couroierie

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Oede de la Couroierie (died 1294), also known as Eude de Carigas and Odo de Corigiaria, was a trouvère of Artois. He is documented beginning in 1270 as a clerk in the house of Count Robert II, who often sent him on diplomatic missions. He served Robert until his death. His will, made in June 1294, providing for both a mistress with her two children and his widow with her three. His will calls him both Odon de Paris and Odon de Saint-Germain. He was probably born in the Île-de-France, near Paris.

Songs and their models[edit]

All five of Oede's known songs are modelled after the songs of others.

  • Chançon ferai par grant desesperance, modelled after the anonymous Au repairier que je fis de Provence
  • Desconfortés com cil qui est sans joie, modelled after Gace Brulé, Desconfortés plain d'ire et de pesance
  • Ma derreniere veul fere en chantant, modelled after Raoul de Soissons, Rois de Navarre et sire de virtu
  • Tout soit mes cuers en grant desesperance, modelled after Gace Brulé, Desconfortés plain d'ire et de pesance
  • Trop ai longuement fait grant consirvance, modelled after Blondel de Nesle, A l'entrant d'esté

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