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Blacatz as a knight in a 13th-century miniature

Blacatz, known in French genealogy as Blacas de Blacas III (1165–1237), was the feudal lord of Aups and a troubadour. Sordello composed a lament (planh) on his death, inviting the kings of his time to share and eat the heart of Blacatz and thus acquire a portion of his courage.

He was the father of the troubadour Blacasset.


  • Renat Nelli, Ecrivains anticonformistes du moyen-âge occitan. Paris, 1977.