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Diane de Poitiers

(1499—1566)

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Diane De Poitiers

Diane De Poitiers (1499–1560)   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
Subject:
Literature
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89 words

(1499–1560).

The middle‐aged mistress of Henri II, over whom she seems to have cast a spell. The

Diane de Poitiers

Diane de Poitiers (1499–1566)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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during Henri II’s reign (1547–59), daughter of the comte de Saint-Vallier, himself a bibliophile. Her library remained

Diane de Poitiers

Diane de Poitiers   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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(1499–1566),

Duchess of Valentinois, born into a noble family in the Dauphiné. In 1515 she married Louis de Brézé...

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