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People/Characters: Diane de Poitiers, Duchess of Valentinois, 1499-1566

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The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by C. W. Gortner
Courtesan by Diane Haeger
The Devil's Queen by Jeanne Kalogridis
Diane de Poitiers by Ivan Cloulas
Diane de Poitiers by Philippe Erlanger
Diane de Poitiers et le mythe de Diane by Françoise Bardon
Diane, Henri, Catherine. Le Triangle royal by André Castelot
Extraordinary Women of the Medieval and Renaissance World: A Biographical Dictionary by Debra Barrett-Graves
Golden Age Ladies by Sylvia Barbara Soberton
The Horizon book of the Elizabethan world by Lacey Baldwin Smith
Madame Serpent by Jean Plaidy
The Moon Mistress: Diane de Poitiers by Jehanne d'Orlac
The Moon Mistress: Diane de Poitiers, Grant Senechalle de Normandie by Jehanne D'Orliac
Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart by John Guy
Seductress: Women Who Ravished the World and Their Lost Art of Love by Elizabeth Prioleau
The serpent and the moon : two rivals for the love of a Renaissance king by HRH Princess Michael of Kent
To Serve a King by Donna Russo Morin
The Two Dianas (Volume 1) by Alexandre Dumas
Women of Power: The Life and Times of Catherine De Medici by Mark Strage

Character description

Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566), Duchess of Valentinois, was the long-time lover and companion of King Henri II of France. She influenced not only the king and his policies but his household and his children's upbringing as well. She was 20 years older than the king but continued to fascinate him until his death in 1559.

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