Joan of France, Duchess of Berry

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Joan of France, Duchess of Berry, (born 23 April 1464 – 4 February 1505) was a wife of King Louis XII. She was queen of France from the death of her brother, King Charles VIII in April 1498 and the annulment of her marriage in December 1498. After that, she retired to her domain in Bourges. She founded the monastic Order of the Sisters of the Annunciation of Mary. She served as abbess. She was made a Saint in 1950.