Eustache Le Noble (1206 words)

A prolific writer whose adventurous life would itself be worthy of a novel, Eustache Le Noble was the author of political pamphlets, novellas, fables, fairy tales, comedies, and astrological treatises. Best known for the publication of satirical dialogues called “pasquinades”, Le Noble was one of the most popular and well-compensated authors in seventeenth-century France.

Eustache Le Noble, baron de Saint-Georges et de Tennelière was born in Troyes, France in 1643 to a family of the low nobility. Le Noble revealed a penchant for poetry from a young age, before training as a lawyer and embarking on a career in the judicial realm in 1672, first in the Parisian parliament and later as a public prosecutor (procureur géné…

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LaPorta, Kathrina. "Eustache Le Noble". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 January 2015
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