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Une maîtresse

Diane de Poitiers, noblewoman and mistress of King Henry II, was born on September 3, 1499. As a girl, she was a member of the retinue of Anne de Beaujeu, who served as regent for her brother King Charles VIII. … Continue reading

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Mener la vie de château

The Château of Chenonceau is one of the most beautiful castles in the Loire Valley, south-west of Paris. It has been transformed numerous times since its origins in the 11th century as a mill on the river Cher. A new … Continue reading

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