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René, Marquis of Elbeuf

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René of Guise,Marquis d'Elbeuf (14 August 1536 – 14 December 1566) was the youngest son of Claude, Duke of Guise and Antoinette de Bourbon.

René was born at Joinville, Haute-Marne. He married Louise de Rieux (1531 – c. 1570) on 3 February 1555. They had two children:

   * Charles I, Duke of Elbeuf (1556–1605)

* Marie (21 August 1555 – c. 1605), married at Joinville on 10 November 1576 Charles, Duke of Aumale
He served as French ambassador to Scotland, and accompanied Mary, Queen of Scots, daughter of his sister Mary of Guise, on her entrance to that country in 1561. He was also a patron of the arts, particularly of composer Pierre Clereau of Lorraine.

Preceded by

Claude Marquis of Elbeuf

1550–1566 Succeeded by


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René II de Lorraine, marquis d'Elbeuf's Timeline

March 14, 1535
Guise, France
October 18, 1556
Joinville, France
December 14, 1566
Age 31
De La Sausaye Near Elbeuf S-Marit France, St. Louis, Missouri, United States