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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 !

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

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Fashion History of the High and Late Middle Ages - Medieval Clothing

1410–11 Christine de Pisan presents her book to Queen Isabeau, who wears a figured houppelande lined in ermine with a broad collar and a heart-shaped headdress. Her books stress that women should dress appropriately to their station in life, as her own less sumptuous headdress here reflects.

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 !

Joan of France was born on April 23 1464 as the second daughter of Louis XI of France and Charlotte of Savoy. Plus de patrimoine savoyard : suivez les Guides du Patrimoine des Pays de Savoie @GuidesGPPS !

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

‘Arne Koets’ courtesy of Stephen Moss/Photosm

Little María Teresa, wife of Louis XIV (her double first cousin), at the age of 6, when still Infanta of Spain. Through her son Louis, Grand Dauphin, grandmother of Louis, Dauphin of France & Philip V of Spain. Great grandmother of Louis XV. When she died, her husband said, "This is the 1st trouble she has ever given me."