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Francis I of France


Francis I (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois, reigning from 1515 until his ...

Francis I | king of France | Britannica.com


Jun 30, 2014 ... Francis I, also called (until 1515) Francis of Angoulême, French François d' Angoulême (born Sept. 12, 1494, Cognac, France—died March 31, ...

Francis I - History Learning Site


Francis I was king of France from 1515 to 1547. Francis built on the work done by Louis XI and set the scene for the clash between the monarchy and the nobility ...

Francis I - Duke, Emperor - Biography.com


Royal couple Francis I and Maria Theresa shared power and before Francis I became Holy Roman emperor in 1745. Learn more at Biography.com.



Francis I sought by every means, even by exceptional tribunals, to destroy among the nobles, both bishops and seigneurs (lords), the spirit of independence.

French Architecture in the Northern Renaissance Francis I - Boundless


Francis I (1515 - 1547) brought about such huge cultural changes in France that he has been called France's original Renaissance monarch.



Francis 1 was born on September 4, 1494, in Cognac, France. He lived in Fontainebleau after he built it. He was the son of Charles of Angoulene and Louis of ...

Francis II, King of France 1544-1560 - MaryQueenofScots.net


I will assure you that the Dauphin pays her little attentions, and is enamoured of her, from ... Francis and his consort Mary, were now King and Queen of France.

The Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology ...


The mission of the Francis. I. Proctor Foundation is the prevention of blindness worldwide through research and teaching focused on infectious and inflammatory ...

'Blood enmity' with France: Charles V against Francis I | Die Welt der ...


The imperial election of 1519 was far from a pushover for Charles V. His principal competitor for the office of emperor was the young French king Francis I, who ...

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Luminarium Encyclopedia: Francis I, King of France (1494-1547)


FRANCIS I, King of France, son of Charles of Valois, Count of Angouléme, and Louise of Savoy, was born at Cognac on the 12th of September 1494. The count  ...

Francis I (France) Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...


Born on Sept. 12, 1494, at the château of Cognac, Francis I was the son of Charles, Comte d'Angoulême, a member of the house of Orléans. Francis' mother  ...

Good Friends and Brothers? Francis I and Henry VIII | History Today


One was of Henry VIII of England and the other was of Francis I of France. Their symbolic presence at the beginning of an ambitious project designed to link ...