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Renée de France
Birth: Oct. 25, 1510
Departement du Loir-et-Cher
Centre, France
Death: Jun. 12, 1574
Montargis
Departement du Loiret
Centre, France

French Nobility. Renée de Valois-Orléans, Duchess of Chartres and Montargis. Renée was the second daughter of King Louis XII of France and Anne de Bretagne, after her father's death in 1515, was greeted at the court of her brother-in-law Francis I. On June 28, 1528 in Paris, Renée married the Duke Ercole II d'Este, bringing in dowry the Duchy of Chartres, the county of Gisors the lands of the Castle of Montargis and thus becoming Countess of Ferrara. After the death of Ercole II in 1559, she preferred to leave Ferrara and moved at her castle of Montargis in France where died in 1574. (bio by: Ruggero) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
   King Louis XII (1462 - 1515)
  Anne de Bretagne (1477 - 1514)
 
 Spouse:
  Ercole II d'Este (1508 - 1559)*
 
 Children:
  Alfonso II d'Este (1533 - 1597)*
  Lucrezia d'Este (1535 - 1598)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Orland de France (1492 - 1495)**
  Anne de France (1498 - 1498)**
  Claude de France (1499 - 1524)*
  Renée de France (1510 - 1574)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Montargis Abbey
Montargis
Departement du Loiret
Centre, France
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ruggero
Record added: Sep 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97188377
Renée de France
Added by: Ruggero
 
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