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People/Characters: Margaret of Austria

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The Emperor's Daughter by Julia Hamilton
Encyclopedia of Women in the Renaissance: Italy, France, and England by Anne R. Larsen
Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe by Sarah Gristwood
The Great Regent: Louise of Savoy, 1476-1531 by Dorothy Moulton Mayer
The Habsburgs: Embodying Empire by Andrew Wheatcroft
Karl V. und seine Regentinnen: Die Frauen und der universelle Traum by Sylvia Jurewitz-Freischmidt
The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy by Susan Groag Bell
Madama : Margaretha van Oostenrijk, hertogin van Parma en Piacenza : 1522-1586 by Jane de Iongh
Margaretha Van Oostenrijk by Jane de Iongh
Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts by Christopher De Hamel
The Monstrous Regiment of Women: Female Rulers in Early Modern Europe (Queenship and Power) by Sharon L. Jansen
Pearl of the Hapsburgs by Julia Hamilton
Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times by Vicki Leon
Women : the art of power : three women from the house of Habsburg by Sabine HaagRegent of the Netherlands, 1480-1530
Women at the Burgundian Court: Presence and Influence by Dagmar Eichberger
Women of distinction : Margaret of York / Margaret of Austria by Dagmar Eichberger
Women of Distinction: Margaret of York And Margaret of Austria (Single Titles in Art History) by Dagmar Eichberger
Women who ruled: A biographical encyclopedia by Guida M. Jackson-Laufer

Character description

Archduchess Margaret of Austria (1480–1530), Duchess of Savoy, was a Habsburg princess, the daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and Mary of Burgundy. She served as the guardian of her nephew, the future Emperor Charles V, who later appointed her governor or regent of the Netherlands. She helped negotiate the Treaty of Cambrai -- known as the Ladies' Peace -- with France.

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