Renée de Valois-Angoulème, Renée de France or
Duchessa Renata. Daughter of Louis XII de France and duchess Anne de Bretagne, sister of queen Claude de France and sister in law of François I.
Renata di Francia was a particular character. reputed as having a vaste culture and intelligence, she could discuss with philosophers, astronomers, theologicians ... But.... she was the nightmare of her brother in law, the king of France: she was a convinced protestant and flirted whith heterodoxy
which she encouraged in her court. Being widow, she was regent of the duchy. She had been once engaged with Henry VIII. She was very short, not beautiful but charming. Her main charm was in her speech.