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Fran·cis I

 (frăn′sĭs) 1494-1547.
King of France (1515-1547) who waged four wars against Holy Roman Emperor Charles V from 1521 to 1544. A patron of the arts, he reigned during the Renaissance in France.

Francis I

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1. (Biography) 1494–1547, king of France (1515–47). His reign was dominated by his rivalry with Emperor Charles V for the control of Italy. He was a noted patron of the arts and learning
2. (Biography) 1708–65, duke of Lorraine (1729–37), grand duke of Tuscany (1737–65), and Holy Roman Emperor (1745–65). His marriage (1736) to Maria Theresa led to the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48)
3. (Biography) title as emperor of Austria of Francis II

Fran•cis I

(ˈfræn sɪs)
n.
1. 1494–1547, king of France 1515–47.
2. 1768–1835, first emperor of Austria 1804–35; as Francis II, last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1792–1806.
References in classic literature ?
Now," resumed Clopin Trouillefou, "as soon as I clap my hands, you, Andry the Red, will fling the stool to the ground with a blow of your knee; you, François Chante-Prune, will cling to the feet of the rascal; and you, Bellevigne, will fling yourself on his shoulders; and all three at once, do you hear?
Bellevigne de l'Etoile, Andry the Red, François Chante-Prune, stepped up to Gringoire.
Nossa perspectiva adota o princípio antropomórfico defendido por François Jost em Un monde à notre image, considerando que, no cinema, boa parte da estratégia narrativa dispensa a contribuição de instâncias narrativas associadas à diegese e é controlada pelo espectador, que assume o destino da narração e constrói o autor, constituindo-o inclusive enquanto um corpo.