He was Duc de Roannais, Marquis de Boisy, Comte de Maulévrier, Comte de Caravas, Seigneur d’Oiron, Grand Stable Master of France.
His reign was dominated by civil wars and the infamous massacre of French Protestants on St Bartholomew’s Eve.
Jeanne d’Albret was one of the most active and influential women in France around the middle of the 16th century.
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Henri III’s favourites put on make-up and powder, wore earrings, lace and tinsel.
Portraiture at the court of the Valois
Jewellery pendant of Charles V. This jewel exhibits a mass of precious stones. Renaissance craftsmanship
German Renaissance Fashion between 1565 and 1570.
German Renaissance fashion. Noblewoman, Noblemen. Citizen, Balladeer, Standard-bearer.
The Louvre and the Tuileries, were once central residences of the French monarchies
AMBOISE is the only castle in France, which has had the honour of being sketched by Leonardo da Vinci.