ANNE OF BRITTANY, TWICE QUEEN
An episode from the series SECRETS OF HISTORY - PORTRAITS
Love, betrayal, despair and jealousy make up the story of Anne of Brittany, an extraordinary adventure that stretches from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
Duchess of Brittany, married against her will at the age of 14 to King Charles VIII, then seven years later to King Louis XII, she united her duchy with France, her hereditary enemy.
Intelligent, tenacious and sophisticated, she is the only woman in the history of France to be crowned queen twice. Early on, the young heiress quickly distinguished herself with her political and diplomatic skills.