Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around. — G. K. Chesterton

Francis I of France

Civilization: European — France
   Field of Renown:  monarch — King
Era:  Renaissance

King of France who was a patron of the arts, and was involved in the Italian Wars.

Other Resources

Story Links
Book Links
Field of the Cloth of Gold  in  The Story of Liberty  by  Charles C. Coffin
The Field of the Cloth of Gold  in  Old Time Tales  by  Lawton B. Evans
House of Valois (cont 3)  in  France: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Francis I.  in  The Story of Old France  by  H. A. Guerber
Field of the Cloth of Gold  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
France and Spain Struggle for Supremacy in Italy  in  The Story of Europe  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
King in Captivity  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris

Image Links

The field of the cloth of gold
 in France: Peeps at History

Francis I at the Battle of Marignano
 in The Story of Old France

Visit of Francis I. and Charles V. at St. Denis
 in The Story of Old France

Taking his sword, he said, 'Please God, sir, that in war you may never take flight.'
 in The Story of France

The Field of the Cloth of Gold
 in The Story of France

Francis I. Refusing the Demands of the Emperor
 in Historical Tales: Spanish

King Henry VIII, at the Field of the Cloth of Gold
 in The Tudors and the Stuarts