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Old 02-10-2012, 08:18 AM
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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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