René, Marquis of Elbeuf

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René of Guise,Marquis d'Elbeuf
Armoiries ducs d'Elbeuf.png
Coat of Arms of the Dukes of Elbeuf
Spouse(s) Louise de Rieux
Father Claude, Duke of Guise
Mother Antoinette de Bourbon
Born (1536-08-14)14 August 1536
Joinville
Died 14 December 1566(1566-12-14) (aged 30)

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:

He served as French ambassador to Scotland, and accompanied 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
Charles