Marguerite de France, Duchesse de Berry (1523-1574), dau of Francis I.


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Marguerite de France,Duchesse de Berry.

Marguerite was a French Princess,the daughter of Francois I & Queen Claude,she was a younger sister of Henri II.Marguerite was also a close personal friend of Catherine de Médicis.

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Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 
Marguerite de France,Duchesse de Berry and Duchess of Savoy died on September 15th,1574.


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Marguerite was the longest lived of all of King Francis I's children. The title of Duchess of Berry gave her material and financial independence.
 
Marguerite de France was named in honour of her aunt and godmother, Marguerite d'Angoulême later queen of Navarre.
 
Marguerite supported the writers Du Bellay, Ronsard, and the poet Claude du Buttet.
 
An engraving of the Wedding of Marguerite de France ,Duchess de Berry and Emanuele Filiberto ,Duke of Savoy.
King Henri II can be seen in the background ordering the wedding to go ahead and his head bandaged followed the jousting accident.
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