Not Just the Tudors
Marguerite de Navarre: Mother of Renaissance France
Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549) was an influential diplomat and political activist, an outstanding patron of philosophers and artists, an accomplished writer and poet, and sister to King François I of France. She has been described as the “Mother of the Renaissance in France”.
In this episode of Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb finds out more about this remarkable, charismatic, and talented royal woman with Dr Emily Butterworth.
This episode was edited and produced by Rob Weinberg.
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