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Louise of Savoy (1476-1531), Regent of France, mother of Francis I

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The formidable mother of Francois I & Regent of France on 3 seperate occasions,Louise was the most powerful woman in France during the first half of her son's reign.

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What a fascinating woman. I currently have no great interest in French history, but this gal just might be my spur.
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What a fascinating woman. I currently have no great interest in French history, but this gal just might be my spur.
Louise is one of my favourite French Royals,though she was never a Queen of France (she was a Princess) ,she was queen mother of France in all but name.
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Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Louise de Savoie in 1476.

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22 September 1531,Anniversary of the death of Louise de Savoie




Her heart was buried at Notre Dame de Paris and her body at Saint Denis Abbey outside Paris.
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On the 1st of January 1496,Charles d'Orléans, Count of Angoulême husband of Louise of Savoy and father of Francois I died .His remains were buried at Angoulême Cathedral and were recently re-discovered.

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On April 24th,1483 the mother of Louise of Savoy,Marguerite de Bourbon died aged 45 at the Chateau de Pont d'Ain.Her remains are buried at l'Église de Brou, Bourg-en-Bresse, France.





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On the vigils of the feasts of the Virgin Mary, Louise fasted on bread and water. She looked upon her finery as a reminder to adorn her soul with virtues.
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Louise was quite pious and often went on pilgrimages ,her confessor the Italian Franciscan was Cristoforo Numai who was also charged with the Renaissance education of her children.

Louise like her daughter Marguerite were interested in the ideals of early reformation but was horrified when iconoclastic attacks were made on images/statues/relics/churches/abbeys/convents and places of pilgrimage,this was a step too far for Louise.
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