René, Marquis of Elbeuf
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|René of Guise,Marquis d'Elbeuf|
Coat of Arms of the Dukes of Elbeuf
|Spouse(s)||Louise de Rieux|
|Father||Claude, Duke of Guise|
|Mother||Antoinette de Bourbon|
14 August 1536|
|Died||14 December 1566(aged 30)|
René was born at Joinville, Haute-Marne. He married Louise de Rieux (1531 – c. 1570) on 3 February 1555. They had two children:
- Charles I, Duke of Elbeuf (1556–1605)
- Marie of Lorraine (21 August 1555 – c. 1605), styled Mademoiselle d'Elbeuf, married at Joinville on 10 November 1576 Charles, Duke of Aumale and had issue.
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.
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