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|
|Noble family||House of Guise|
|Father||Claude, Duke of Guise|
|Mother||Antoinette de Bourbon-Vendôme|
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 de Lorraine, Duc d'Elbeuf (1556–1605)
- Marie de Lorraine (21 August 1555 – c. 1605), styled Mademoiselle d'Elbeuf, married at Joinville on 10 November 1576 Charles de Lorraine-Guise, Duc d'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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