Friday, 24 August 2018

604) Antoinette de Bourbon

Antoinette de Bourbon (1493 – 1583). French noblewoman of the House of Bourbon. She was the wife of Claude of Lorraine, Duke of Guise. Through her eldest daughter, Mary of Guise, Queen consort of King James V of Scotland, she was the maternal grandmother of Mary, Queen of Scots.

- "Antoinette was not a beauty, but she was pleasing to look at, with long auburn hair and sharp blue eyes..."…

- "She was described as sturdy with dark red hair, fine blue eyes, aquiline features and a vibrant manner."…/philippa-of-guelde…/

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