René de Brosse, comte de Penthièvre

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René de Brosse

Death: Died in Pavia, Lombardy, Italy
Cause of death: killed in the Battle of Pavia
Immediate Family:

Son of Jean III de Brosse and Louise de Laval
Husband of Jeanne de Commines; Jeanne de Compeys and Françoise de Maillé
Father of Jean IV de Brosse; Charlotte de Brosse; Jeanne de Brosse and Françoise de Brosse
Brother of Madeleine de Brosse and Isabeau de Brosse

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About René de Brosse, comte de Penthièvre

René de Brosse, also René de Bretagne was the elder son of Jean III de Brosse and Louise de Laval. He was killed at the Battle of Pavia on 24 February 1525. The Battle of Pavia, fought on the morning of 24 February 1525, was the decisive engagement of the Italian War of 1521–26.

He was the father of Jean IV de Brosse and three daughters.