Cesare Borgia and Charlotte d'Albret of Navarre


Charlotte married Cesare Borgia, the notorious illegitimate son of Pope Alexander VI Borgia and Vannozza dei Cattanei. He had recently been created Duke of Valentinois by King Louis XII of France. The marriage was political, arranged with the purpose of strengthening Cesare's alliance with France. Cesare did not remain for long in the territories under the rule of the Foix-Albret, since Cesare departed to Italy soon after wedding and getting Charlotte pregnant, neither coming back to know the newborn daughter.

Les Buissonnets, Valence, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France