Renée o Fraunce

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Renée o Fraunce
Duchess o Ferrara, Modena an Reggio
Clouet Renee Duchess of Ferrara.jpg
Portrait bi Jean Clouet, c. 1520.
Born 25 October 1510
Château de Blois
Dee'd 12 Juin 1574(1574-06-12) (aged 63)
Château de Montargis
Buirial Château de Montargis
Spouse Duke Ercole II d'Este o Ferrara
Issue Anna, Duchess o Nemours
Alfonso II, Duke o Ferrara
Lucrezia Maria, Duchess o Urbino
Eleonora d'Este
Luigi d'Este
Hoose Valois (Orléans branch)
Faither Louis XII o Fraunce
Mither Anne o Brittany
Releegion Calvinism
prev. Roman Catholicism
Corona de duque.svg
Armes renée france.png


Renée o Fraunce (25 October 1510 – 12 Juin 1574), wis the Duchess o Ferrara due tae her mairiage tae Ercole II d'Este, grandson o Pape Alexander VI. She wis the younger surviving daughter o Louis XII o Fraunce and Anne o Brittany. In her later life she became an important supporter o the Protestant Reformation an ally o John Calvin.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 28 Juin 1528 she mairit Ercole d'Este, Hereditary Prince o Modena in Ferrara. She wis a daughter o Keeng Louis XII o Fraunce In Italy she wis cried "Renatia di Francia".

Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Anna d'Este (16 November 1531 – 1607) mairit firstly, Francis, Duke o Guise until 1536, mairit again tae Jacques, Duke o Nemours
  2. Alfonso II, Duke o Ferrara (22 November 1533 – 1597)
  3. Lucrezia Maria d'Este 16 December 1535 – 1598) mairit Francesco Maria II della Rovere, Duke o Urbino.
  4. Eleonora d'Este (1537-1581)
  5. Luigi d'Este, 21 December 1538 – 1586, Bishop o Ferrara an Archbishop o Auch.


External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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