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An Ard Ri 02-10-2012 08:18 AM

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


Louise of Savoy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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.

http://i726.photobucket.com/albums/w...dameLouise.jpg

KittyAtlanta 02-10-2012 10:47 AM

What a fascinating woman. I currently have no great interest in French history, but this gal just might be my spur.

An Ard Ri 02-10-2012 02:21 PM

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Originally Posted by KittyAtlanta (Post 1369068)
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.

An Ard Ri 09-11-2012 01:32 PM

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Louise de Savoie in 1476.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...Savoie_JdL.JPG

An Ard Ri 09-22-2012 06:00 AM

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


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...edeSavoie1.jpg

Her heart was buried at Notre Dame de Paris and her body at Saint Denis Abbey outside Paris.

An Ard Ri 01-02-2013 02:26 PM

On the 1st of January 1496,Charles d'Orlťans, Count of AngoulÍme husband of Louise of Savoy and father of Francois I died .His remains were buried at AngoulÍme Cathedral and were recently re-discovered.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...UL%C3%8AME.PNG

An Ard Ri 04-24-2013 09:04 AM

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'…glise de Brou, Bourg-en-Bresse, France.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...a_de_Borbo.jpg



Margaret of Bourbon (1438-1483) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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