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Diane de Poitiers

French noblewoman and courtier

Diane de Poitiers (3 September 1499 – 25 April 1566) was the mistress of Henry II of France.

Diane de Poitiers
Diane de Poitiers Atelier Clouet.jpg
Born(1499-09-03)3 September 1499[1]
Château de Saint-Vallier, Saint-Vallier, Drôme
Died25 April 1566(1566-04-25) (aged 66)
Burial placeChâteau d'Anet, Anet, Eure-et-Loir
TitleThe Grand Senechal(e) of Normandy
Countess of Saint-Vallier
Duchess of Étampes
Duchess of Valentinois
Spouse(s)Louis de Brézé, Seigneur d'Anet
ChildrenFrançoise de Brézé
Louise de Brézé
Parent(s)Jean de Poitiers, Seigneur de Saint Vallier
Jeanne de Batarnay

ReferencesEdit

  1. Wellman 2013, p. 189.

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