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Diane de Poitiers duchesse de Valentinois (1499 - 1566)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Daughter of Jean de Poitiers, comte de Saint-Vallier; married Louis de Brézé; after Brézé’s death (1531) she became mistress of the Dauphin (afterwards king Henri II) and in 1548 was created duchesse de Valentinois. Commissioned buildings, sculpture, paintings and tapestries.

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Born: 1499

Died: 1566

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