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  1. Francis II of Brittany ( Breton: Frañsez II, French: François II) (23 June 1433 – 9 September 1488) was Duke of Brittany from 1458 to his death. He was the grandson of John IV, Duke of Brittany. A recurring theme in Francis' life would be his quest to maintain the quasi-independence of Brittany from France.

  2. Francis II, (born June 23, 1435—died Sept. 9, 1488, Couëron, Brittany), duke of Brittany from 1458, who succeeded his uncle, Arthur III; he maintained a lifelong policy of Breton independence in the face of encroachments by the French crown.

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    A recurring theme in Francis II's life was his quest to assure the independence of Brittany from France.

    Francis II was married twice. His first wife was his cousin Margaret of Brittany, the first daughter of Duke Francis I. They had one son who died shortly after his birth: 1. John (29 June- 25 August 1463), Count of Montfort His second wife was Margaret of Foix, Princess of Navarre. They had two children: 1. Anne of Brittany(1477-1514) - his only le...

    Breton nobles acted to safeguard Anne as their Duchess and protect the Duchy's independence as Francis II had fought for it. In 1489 these nobles signed the Treaty of Redon with Henry Vii; that treaty between Brittany and England was meant to prevent the annexation of Brittany by France. However in a short time, in 1491, Henry VII signed the Treaty...

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    Currin, John M. (2000). "The King's Army into the Partes of Bretaigne': Henry VII and the Breton Wars", War in History, Vol. 7, No. 4.
    Contamine, Philippe (2004). 'Bataille de Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier, in Jacques Garnier dir. Dictionnaire Perrin des guerres et batailles de l'histoire de France. Paris,France: Perrin.
    Chrimes, Stanley (1999) [1972]. Henry VII. Yale English Monarchs. New Haven, Connecticut; and London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-07883-8. http://books.google.com/?id=MQlo014s8lkC. Retrieved...

    This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. Encyclopædia BritannicaCambridge University Press

  3. Francis II, Duke of Brittany. Francis II of Brittany (Breton: Frañsez II, French: François II) (23 June 1433 – 9 September 1488) was Duke of Brittany from 1458 to his death. He was the grandson of John IV, Duke of Brittany. A recurring theme in Francis' life would be his quest to maintain the quasi-independence of Brittany from France.

  4. The tomb of Francis II, Duke of Brittany is a monument located in Nantes, in the Cathedral of St. Peter. The project was commissioned by Anne of Brittany, Queen of France, who was the daughter of Francis and his second wife Margaret of Foix, who is also depicted beside Francis.

  5. Feb 13, 2019 · Francis II (in Breton Frañsez II, in French François II) (June 23, 1433 – September 9, 1488) was Duke of Brittany from 1458 to his death. He was the son of Count Richard of Etampe and the grandson of Duke John V. Francis' life was characterised by conflicts with King Louis XI of France (War of the Public Weal) and with his son King Charles VIII.

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