Jottsand, Guillaume d'Orange avant son avenement au trone des Pays-Bas; E.
GUILLAUME D'ORANGE - (d.
Langlois, 1888), Le Charroi de Nimes, La Prise d'Orange, Le Covenant Vivien, Aliscans, which were edited by W.
Of his Guillaume d'Orange (The Hague, 1854); a critical text of Aliscans (Halle, 1903, vol.
Jonckbloet, Guillaume d'Orange (2 vols., 1854, The Hague); L.
Guillaume d'Orange" (in Romania, vol.
The conclusions arrived at by earlier writers are combated by Joseph Bedier in the first volume, "Le Cycle de Guillaume d'Orange" (1908), of his Legendes epiques, in which he constructs a theory that the cycle of Guillaume d'Orange grew up round the various shrines on the pilgrim route to Saint Gilles of Provence and Saint James of Compostella - that the chansons de geste were, in fact, the product of 11th and 12th century trouveres, exploiting local ecclesiastical traditions, and were not developed from earlier poems dating back perhaps to the lifetime of Guillaume of Toulouse, the saint of Gellone.
He is best known as the editor of the Archives et correspondence de la maison d'Orange (12 vols., 1835-1845), a great work of patient erudition, which procured for him the title of the "Dutch Gachard."
Van Prinsterer, Archives ou correspondance inedite de la maison d'Orange-Nassau, 2 e serie (1584-1688) (5 vols., 1857-1860); J.
De Pontbriant, Histoire de la principaute d'Orange (Avignon and Paris, 1891).
See Bastet, Histoire de la vale et de la principaute d'Orange (Orange 1856).