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Diane de Poitiers: Quiz


Question 1: After the capture of Francis I by Charles V's troops during the ________ (1525), the two eldest princes, François and Henri, were retained as hostages in Spain in exchange for their father.
Italian campaign of 1524–1525Battle of BicoccaBattle of PaviaItalian War of 1521–1526

Question 2: The Serpent and the Moon: Two Rivals for the Love of a Renaissance King, by ________
Katharine, Duchess of KentBirgitte, Duchess of GloucesterSophie, Countess of WessexPrincess Michael of Kent

Question 3: When still a girl, she was briefly in the retinue of Anne de Beaujeu, daughter of ________, a capable woman who held the regency of France during her brother's minority.
Louis XI of FranceCharles VII of FranceCharles VI of FranceCharles VIII of France

Question 4: She retained her late husband's emoluments as governor and grand-sénéchal of ________, assuming herself the title of "sénéchale de Normandie".

Question 5: She challenged in court the obligation to return Louis de Bézé's ________ to the royal domain.
Hugh CapetCapetian dynastyMongol EmpireAppanage

Question 6: She sat for other paintings of the time, often ________ or nude, other times in traditional poses.
TopfreedomToplessnessNudityChristian naturism

Question 7: The subject of that painting shows her seated ________ in her bath.
Public nudityNaturismNudityChristian naturism

Question 8: In 1559, when Henri was critically wounded in a ________ tournament, Queen Catherine de' Medici assumed control, restricting access to him.
Horses in warfareKnightJoustingHorses in the Middle Ages

Question 9: In 1524, her father was accused of ________ as an accomplice of the rebellious Connétable de Bourbon.

Question 10: When still the wife of Louis de Brézé, she became lady-in-waiting to Queen ________.
Anne of BrittanyCatherine de' MediciMargaret of ValoisClaude of France

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