Jeanne DE VALOIS-SAINT-REMY

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FrenchBorn Jeanne DE VALOIS-SAINT-REMY

Notorious French adventuress and thief, she is known for her prominent role in the Affair of the Diamond Necklace

Born on July 22, 1756 in Fontette, France , France

Died on August 23, 1791 in Londres, Angleterre

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Jeanne de Valois was born in Fontette (northeastern France near Bar-sur-Aube) to a very poor family. Her father, Jacques de Valois de Saint-Rémy (1717–1762), resulted from the union of Henry de Saint-Rémy (1557–1621), an illegitimate son of King Henry II, and Nicole de Savigny; despite having royal Valois blood, Jacques was known as a drunkard and to live from expedients. Jeanne's mother was Marie Jossel, a debauched servant girl.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   Jeanne de Valois was born in Fontette (northeastern France near Bar-sur-Aube) to a very poor family. Her father, Jacques de Valois de Saint-Rémy (1717–1762), resulted from the union of Henry de Saint-Rémy (1557–1621), an illegitimate son of King Henry II, and Nicole de Savigny; despite having royal Valois blood, Jacques was known as a drunkard and to live from expedients. Jeanne's mother was Marie Jossel, a debauched servant girl.



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