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Anne of Brittany as Matchmaker: The Case of Anne of Foix-Candale, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia

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Anne of Brittany as Matchmaker: The Case of Anne of Foix-Candale, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia

Post  Susan Abernethy on Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:14 pm

The marriage of Anne of Brittany and King Louis XII of France was very successful. One could even say it was a love match, highly unusual for kingly couples. Royal marriages were for the most part arranged with the parties barely knowing each other and the king having mistresses. But Anne had known Louis since she was a girl. And while Louis was promiscuous in his younger years, once he married Anne he was faithful.

Anne relished the married state and did not hesitate to recommend it to others. In fact, she was known for her matchmaking abilities. As Queen of France she took in young ....read more here:  http://thefreelancehistorywriter.com/2015/09/11/anne-of-brittany-as-matchmaker-the-case-of-anne-of-foix-candale-queen-of-hungary-and-bohemia/

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