Document from the inventory of Michel de Montaigne's family; [Bordeaux?]
Scope and Contents
This title-deed was part of a register of the estates of Montaigne's father, Pierre Eyquem de Montaigne. The original manuscript covered 1527-1558; most of it is now at the Bibliotheque municipale, Bordeaux. Montaigne's great-grandfather Ramond Eyquem, a wealthy merchant, bought the chateau and land of Montaigne in 1477 at the age of seventy-five.
- 20 Nov. 1529
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Former reference: Montaigne.1.2.1
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