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People/Characters: Louise of Savoy

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Cesare Borgia: His Life and Times by Sarah Bradford
Francis I by R. J. Knecht
Francis the First by Francis Hackett
Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe by Sarah Gristwood
Golden Age Ladies by Sylvia Barbara Soberton
The Great Regent: Louise of Savoy, 1476-1531 by Dorothy Moulton Mayer
The Monstrous Regiment of Women: Female Rulers in Early Modern Europe (Queenship and Power) by Sharon L. Jansen
The Pearl of Princesses: The Life of Marguerite of Angoulême, Queen of Navarre by H. Noel Williams
Prince of the Renaissance: Life of Francois I by Desmond Seward
Queen's mate : three women of power in France on the eve of the Renaissance by Pauline Matarasso
Renaissance Warrior and Patron: The Reign of Francis I by R. J. Knecht
Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times by Vicki Leon

Character description

Louise of Savoy (1476–1531), Duchess of Angoulême, was a skilled politician who acted as regent for her son King François I of France and was a principal negotiator for the 1529 Treaty of Cambrai -- known as the Ladies' Peace -- between France and the Holy Roman Empire.

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