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People/Characters: François I, King of France

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1603: The Death of Queen Elizabeth I, the Return of the Black Plague, the Rise of Shakespeare, Piracy, Witchcraft, and the Birth of the Stuart Era by Christopher Lee
Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy by John Julius Norwich
All the Queen's Men by Peter Brimacombe
The Ambassadors' Secret: Holbein and the World of the Renaissance by John David North
Ascanio by Alexandre Dumas
The Astronomer: A Novel of Suspense by Lawrence Goldstone
A Battle for Love = Of One Heart by Cynthia Wright
A Brief History of France by Cecil Jenkins
Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France by Leonie Frieda
Catherine de Medici: The Power behind the French Throne (Signature Lives: Reformation Era) by Barbara A. Somervill
Catherine of Aragon by Garrett Mattingly
The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by C. W. Gortner
The court and reign of Francis the First, king of France by Julia Pardoe
Courtesan by Diane Haeger
Le Crépuscule des rois, Tome 3 : Les Lionnes d'Angleterre by Catherine Hermary-Vieille
Darnley by G. P. R. James
Defenders of the Faith: Charles V, Suleyman the Magnificent, and the Battle for Europe, 1520-1536 by James Reston Jr.
The Devon Gentleman: The Life of Sir Peter Carew by John A. Wagner
Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens by Jane Dunn
The Elizabethan Renaissance: The Life of the Society by A. L. Rowse
Empire of Blue Water: Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign by Stephan Talty
Francis I by R. J. Knecht
Francis I, prince of the renaissance, by Jehanne d' Orliac
Francis I: The Maker of Modern France by Leonie Frieda
Francis the First by Francis Hackett
François 1er ou le Rêve italien by Jack Lang
François 1er: le roi-chevalier by Sylvie Le Clech
François Ier by André Castelot
French Renaissance Monarchy: Francis I and Henry II by R. J. Knecht
From Dawn to Decadence by Jacques Barzun
Golden Age Ladies by Sylvia Barbara Soberton
The Great Regent: Louise of Savoy, 1476-1531 by Dorothy Moulton Mayer
Henry VIII by Jasper Ridley
Henry VIII and Francis I : The Final Conflict, 1540–1547 by David Potter
The Horizon Book of the Elizabethan World by Lacey Baldwin Smith
The King's Cavalier by Samuel Shellabarger
The Lives of the Kings and Queens of France by duc de Rene de La Croix Castries
Mademoiselle Boleyn by Robin Maxwell
Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings by Alison Weir
Mary Queen of Scots by Retha Warnicke
Mary Queen of Scots by Antonia Fraser
Mistress for the Valois by Julia Watson
Out of the Flames: The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar, a Fatal Heresy, and One of the Rarest Books in the World by Lawrence Goldstone
Pavia 1525: The Climax of the Italian Wars by Angus Konstam
The Pearl of Princesses: The Life of Marguerite of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre by H. Noel Williams
Playing God: Seven Fateful Moments When Great Men Met to Change the World by Charles L. Mee
Prince of the Renaissance: Life of Francois I by Desmond Seward
Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart by John Guy
Renaissance Warrior and Patron: The Reign of Francis I by R. J. Knecht
Les Rois qui ont fait la France : François Ier (Les Valois) by Georges Bordonove
The Secret Bride by Diane Haeger
The serpent and the moon : two rivals for the love of a Renaissance king by Princess Michael of Kent
The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir
The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser
To Serve a King by Donna Russo Morin
The Tudors: The Complete First Season by Alison MacLean
The Tudors: The Complete Second Season by Ciaran Donnelly
Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
The Usborne Book of Explorers from Columbus to Armstrong by Felicity Everett
The Valois: Kings of France 1328-1589 by Robert Knecht
With the Heart of a King: Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and the Fight for a Nation's Soul and Crown by Benton Rain Patterson
You and No Other by Cynthia Wright

Character description

François I (1494–1547), was King of France and a Renaissance man: military leader, patron of the arts, and poet. One of his many accomplishments was persuading Leonardo da Vinci to come to France in 1516.


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