Anne of France

The Royal Women of Maximilian (TV series)

With the 2017 series Maximilian now available via Starz, we are introduced to some more unknown royal women. Mary, Duchess of Burgundy Although the series is called Maximillian, the second main character is Mary, Duchess of Burgundy – his wife. Challenged in her rights to become Duchess in her own right by the French, she [read more]

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Anne of Brittany

Joan of France -The neglected Queen

Joan of France was born on 23 April 1464 as the second daughter of Louis XI of France and Charlotte of Savoy. Shortly after she was born, it was agreed that she should marry her father’s second cousin, the Duke of Orléans who would become Louis XII of France. At the age of 12, Joan [read more]