Margaret of Navarre

1492-1549, queen of Navarre 1544-49: patron of literature, author of stories, and poet. Also called Margaret of Angoulême /ahng'goo lem"/; Fr. /ahonn gooh lem"/.

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  • Margaret of Navarre — [än go͞o lem′] 1492 1549; queen of Navarre (1544 49): writer & patroness of literature: also Margaret of Angoulême [än go͞o lem′] …   English World dictionary

  • Margaret of Navarre — (1492 1549)    French writer of poetry and prose, sister of King Francis I, and (after her second marriage in 1527) queen of Navarre. She is sometimes called Margaret (or Mar guerite) of Angoulême since her brother was duke of Angoulême be fore… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Margaret of Navarre — 1492 1549, queen of Navarre 1544 49: patron of literature, author of stories, and poet. Also called Margaret of Angoulême /ahng goo lem /; Fr. /ahonn gooh lem / …   Useful english dictionary

  • Margaret of Navarre — Mar′garet of Navarre′ n. big 1492–1549, queen of Navarre 1544–49 and author. Also calledMar′garet of An•gou•lême′ [[t]ˌɑŋ gʊˈlɛm[/t]] …   From formal English to slang

  • Margaret of Navarre — /nəˈva/ (say nuh vah) noun 1492–1549, queen of Navarre 1544–49, patron of literature, author of stories and poems …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Margaret of Angoulême — or Margaret of Navarra French Marguerite d Angoulême born April 11, 1492, Angoulême, France died Dec. 21, 1549, Odos Bigorre Queen consort of Henry II of Navarra and an outstanding figure of the French Renaissance. She was the daughter of the… …   Universalium

  • Margaret of Valois — Queen consort of France and of Navarre Tenure 1589–1599 …   Wikipedia

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