SUBALBUM:  Diane de France

According to her Wikipedia article, Diane de France (1538 – 11 January 1619) was the natural (illegitimate) daughter of Henry II, King of France, and his Piedmontese mistress Filippa Duci. She had two short marriages and then she became a favourite of Henry III (Valois), King of France, who made her Duchess of Angoulême in appanage (during her lifetime only) during 1582. Diane also enjoyed much respect at the court of Henry IV (Bourbon), King of France and superintended the education of his son Louis XIII (Bourbon), King of France.

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