René, Duke of Anjou, King of Naples

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Defeated by Talbot at Orléans, 1 Henry VI 2.1 (unhistorical), he consents to his daughter Margaret's betrothal to Henry, 5.5. (‘René’ appears variously as ‘Reignier’, ‘Reiner’, ‘Reynold’, ‘Reignard’, and ‘Ranard’ in Shakespeare and Holinshed.)


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