Françoise de Dinan from her Book of Hours

Françoise de Dinan, Breton Heiress and Powerbroker

Countess Françoise de Dinan, Breton Heiress and Powerbroker was one of the most sought-after women in 15th Century Brittany. she is best known to history as gouvernante to Duchess Anne of Brittany. She was also highly educated, extremely rich, and a peer in Brittany in her own right. As the sole heir of the great […]

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