Diane de Poitiers

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Di·ane de Poi·tiers

 (dē-än′ də pwä-tyā′)Duchesse de Valentinois. 1499-1566.
French mistress of Henry II who exerted considerable influence over the king.
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Noun1.Diane de Poitiers - French noblewoman who was the mistress of Henry IIDiane de Poitiers - French noblewoman who was the mistress of Henry II; she had more influence over him than did his wife Catherine de Medicis (1499-1566)
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