Charlotte Gouffier de Boisy
Charlotte Gouffier de Boisy, Madame de Cossé-Brissac (born 1482) was a French noblewoman and courtier who served as the Governess of the Children of France.
|Charlotte Gouffier de Boisy|
|Lady of Cossé-Brissac|
Kingdom of France
|Died||Kingdom of France|
|Spouse(s)||Rene de Cossé|
|Father||Guillaume Gouffier, Lord of Boisy|
|Mother||Philippa de Montmorency|
Gouffier de Boisy was born in 1482 to Guillaume Gouffier, Lord of Boisy and Philippa de Montmorency. She was a sister of Artus Gouffier, Lord of Boissy, Adrian Gouffier de Boissy, and Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet. She was a first cousin of Anne de Montmorency.
In 1518 she was appointed as the Governess of the Children of France, a post previously held by Guillemette de Sarrebruck. As royal governess she was in charge of the education of the children of Francis I of France.
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