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Catherine d'Amboise Biography | Poet

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Catherine d'Amboise (1475–1550) was a prose writer and poet of the French Renaissance. She wrote both verse and novels, including Book of the Prudent and Imprudent [ Livre des Prudents et Imprudents ] (1509) and Fainting Lady’s Complaint against Fortune [ La complainte de la dame pasemée contre Fortune ] (1525), as well as royal song [ chant royal ], which is the only extant poem of it genre.