Claude of France 1498-1524, Queen of France.

Queen Claude of France. Renaissance costumes. 15th century fashion. nobility court dress.

Claude of France 1498-1524, Queen of France

Claude of France 1498-1524, Queen consort of King Francis I.

Claude de France from the House of Valois, was countess of Soissons, Duchess of Brittany and Queen of France through marriage. The daughter of King Louis XII. of France and his second wife Anne de Bretagne, thus princess of France, Countess of Soissons, Blois, Coucy, Etampes and Montfort. She was always sickly and suffered from since birth under mobility problems. After her father’s death on January 1, 1515 Francis I. has been King of France. The young queen appeared more interested in politics than religion. In nine years of marriage gave birth to eight children, but then died at the age of twenty-five years.

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

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