The Doat collection in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, relates to a survey of the rights of the French crown in southern France, late 17th century.
Microfilms of volumes 21-37 of the Doat collection. Most of the material is in the form of transcripts of Inquisitions' records of the 13th and 14th centuries. Doat volumes 21-6, and part of 31 contain interrogations and penances from the mid-13th century: vols. 21-2, 24-5 for the diocese of Toulouse; 23, 26 and 31 for the diocese of Carcassonne. Doat volumes 27-8 contain later penances from Carcassonne. Doat volumes 29-37 contain further documents concerning Inquisition procedures, sentences, seizure of goods from heretics and related legal proceedings: volumes 36-7 relate to the diocese of Carcassone.
The microfilms were bought by the Library in 1985.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).Existence/Location of Originals
The originals are located in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (Doat vols. 21-37).
A full description is available in the Library.
Inquisition | France
Carcassonne (France) | History
France, Southern | History | 17th century
Toulouse (France) | History
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