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Eleanor of Aquitaine between her son-Richard I and 2nd husband Henry II Tomb effigy at Fontevrault, France

Louis XI (3 July 1423 – 30 August 1483), called the Prudent, was the King of France from 1461 to 1483. He was the son of Charles VII of France and Mary of Anjou, a member of the House of Valois. During his 22-year reign, Louis successfully expanded royal power at the expense of the dukes. Shrewd and often vicious, he spun webs of plot and conspiracy which earned him the nicknames the Cunning and the Universal Spider. His love for scheming and intrigue made him many enemies.

Charles VIII (1470 - 1498). Son of Louis XI and Charlotte of Savoy. He married Anne of Brittany and had two sons who died young. Plus de patrimoine savoyard : suivez les Guides du Patrimoine des Pays de Savoie @GuidesGPPS !

King James V of Scotland, son of Margaret Tudor, and Queen Marie de Guise, parents of Mary, Queen of Scots

Charles X (1757 - 1836). King of France from 1824 to 1830. He married Marie Thérèse of Savoy and had two sons. He abdicated the throne in 1830. Plus de patrimoine savoyard : suivez les Guides du Patrimoine des Pays de Savoie @GuidesGPPS !

Louis XVII (Versailles 27 March 1785 – Paris 8 June 1795), from birth to 1789 known as Louis-Charles, Duke of Normandy; then from 1789 to 1791 as Louis-Charles, Dauphin of France; and from 1791 to 1792 as Louis-Charles, Prince Royal of France, was the son of King Louis XVI of France and Queen Marie Antoinette. As the son of the king, he was a Fils de France. His parents were executed for treason under the first republic making the newly orphaned eight year old Louis-Charles no

Marie Jeanne of Savoy was born a Princess of Savoy and was later the Duchess of Savoy. She left a considerable architectural legacy in Turin and was responsible for the remodelling of the Palazzo Madama which was her private residence. At the time of her death she was the mother of the King of Sardinia as well as great grandmother of the King of Spain and King of France. Plus de patrimoine savoyard : suivez les Guides du Patrimoine des Pays de Savoie @GuidesGPPS !

Louis XI, King of France - My 14th great grandfather