This article is about the reign character francis ii you may be looking for the historical figure francis ii francis ii (french: françois), king of france and king consort of scotland, was one of the male leads and deuteragonist he was the eldest son of henry ii and catherine de' medici, the.
Francis i, also called (until 1515) francis of angoulême, french françois d’angoulême, (born sept 12, 1494, cognac, france—died march 31, 1547, rambouillet), king of france (1515–47), the first of five monarchs of the angoulême branch of the house of valois. Francis i of france dies at rambouillet the french king and contemporary of henry viii died on march 31st, 1547 away from the cultural glories of francis' reign, his political and dynastic achievements were far more uneven as one sprung himself from the nobility, he perhaps had more of a rapport with the french aristocracy than some of. Francis i was born on december 8, 1708, in france he lived at the court of holy roman emperor charles vi where he met maria theresa francis i married her in 1736.
When francis ii died, france withdrew from scotland, brazil, corsica, tuscany, savoy and most of piedmont loss of scotland [ edit ] the king and his spouse mary stuart, queen of scots (painted around 1558. On the renaissance in france during francis' reign see arthur tilley, the literature of the french renaissance (1885 2 vols, 1904) anthony blunt, art and architecture in france, 1500-1700 (1953) and anne denieul-cormier, the renaissance in france, 1488-1559 (1969.
Francis i, 1494–1547, king of france (1515–47), known as francis of angoulême before he succeeded his cousin and father-in-law, king louis xii wars with the holy roman emperor francis resumed the italian wars , beginning his reign with the recovery of milan through the brilliant victory at marignano (1515. Francis' reign saw important changes including the rise of absolute monarchy in france during his reign humanism and protestantism developed the french explored the new world. Synopsis francis i was born on december 8, 1708, in france he lived at the court of holy roman emperor charles vi where he met maria theresa francis i married her in 1736.
In life francis i, 'most christian king' of a france that only sixty years before his accession had finally expelled english occupiers from the realm (and had still to tolerate calais as an english enclave until 1559), was frequently compared to and set as a rival against, his tudor counterpart, henry viii. Francis ii (french: françois), king of france and king consort of scotland, was one of the male leads and deuteragonist he was the eldest son of henry ii and catherine de' medici , the older brother of elisabeth , claude , charles , emone , henrietta and henry iii , the younger half-brother of sebastian and clarissa , mary stuart 's husband, and the father of an unborn child with mary and son with lola. Francis i: francis i, king of france (1515–47), the first of five monarchs of the angoulême branch of the house of valois a renaissance patron of the arts and scholarship, a humanist, and a knightly king, he waged campaigns in italy (1515–16) and fought a series of wars with the holy roman empire (1521–44. The reign of francis i is dominated by the spread of absolute monarchy, humanism and protestantism francis firmly believed in absolutism and he intensified the policy of the previous three kings he was the first king of france to be called “your majesty” – a title previously held by the holy roman emperor.
Achievements of francis i as soon as the news of francis's captivity spread abroad, all europe was deeply moved, for it now seemed as if france were in imminent danger of extinction, and as if charles v might realize his great ambition and become sole master of all western europe. Francis ii (french: françois ii) (19 january 1544 – 5 december 1560) was a king of france from 1559 to 1560 he was also king consort of scotland as a result of his willing marriage to mary, queen of scots , from 1558 until his death in 1560.
Under the reign of francis i, france became the first country in europe to establish formal relations with the ottoman empire and to set up instruction in the arabic language under the guidance of guillaume postel at the collège de france. Francis' reign saw important cultural changes with the rise of absolute monarchy in france, the spread of humanism and protestantism, and the beginning of french exploration of the new world jacques cartier and others claimed lands in the americas for france and paved the way for the expansion of the first french colonial empire. King francis i of france is considered france's first renaissance king francis i extensive, multipage biography at infoplease continue reading louis the pious key renaissance events in art, philosophy, politics, religion, and science the life and reign of catherine de medici, renaissance queen henry the fowler.