Francis I, King of France

Standard Name: Francis I,, King of France
Used Form: Francis the First
Used Form: François I
Used Form: Francois I


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Family and Intimate relationships Marguerite de Navarre
Her brother, who was the younger by two years, became François I, King of France , when Louis XII died on New Years Day 1515.
Fawcett, Millicent Garrett. Five Famous French Women. Cassell.
Occupation Marguerite de Navarre
She helped, with her mother, to negotiate the Ladies' Peace of 1529. François made her his representative in foreign, domestic, and military affairs; she wielded power for nearly a decade until she clashed with him...
Textual Production Fanny Kemble
FK published Francis the First: An Historical Drama in verse under her own name; it appeared in the United States as Francis the First ; a Tragedy in Five Acts, as Performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
Textual Production Julia Pardoe
In The Court and Reign of Francis the First , King of France, JP added another to her series of domestic biographies of denizens of the French court.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text A. Mary F. Robinson
She focused on French architecture and architects, including Francis I , Pierre Lescot , and Jean Bullant .
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Travel Marguerite de Navarre
When in 1525 her brother King François was captured in battle by his rival, Emperor Charles V , MN travelled to Spain to get him released.
Weber, Caroline. “The Limits of Chivalry”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 36-7.


June 1520: Henry VIII met François I in an international...

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June 1520

Henry VIII met François I in an international peace summit at Guines in France, later known as the Field of the Cloth of Gold.

1537: François I issued an ordinance requiring...

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François I issued an ordinance requiring publishers throughout France to deposit a copy of every new book published in the Royal Library at Blois.


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