Diane de Poitiers

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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

Diane de Poitiers (9 January 1500 – 25 April 1566) was the mistress of Henry II of France.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wellman, Kathleen (2013). Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France. Yale University Press.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Diane de Poitiers at Wikimedia Commons