René, Marquis of Elbeuf

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
Born (1536-08-14)14 August 1536
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 of Lorraine, Duke of Guise and Antoinette of Bourbon-Vendôme.

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
Marquis d'Elbeuf
Succeeded by
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