Diane de Poitiers

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Babeth Étiève-Cartwright
by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra
published on 03 April 2024
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Portrait of Diane de Poitiers (1500-1566), author unknown, Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France. Diane de Poitiers was the favourite of Henry II of France (r. 1547-1559) despite being almost 20 years older than him. She lived in the Château de Chenonceau, in the Loire Valley until Catherine de' Medici, the king's widow, decided to reclaim it for herself.

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