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Francois I

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The culmination of the early phase of French Renaissance architecture (1515–1547), named after Francis I, merged Gothic elements with the full use of Italian decoration. Fontainbleau and the chateaux of the Loire, among them Chambord, are outstanding examples.
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François I (Premier) style

The culmination of the early phase of French Renaissance architecture named after Francis I (1515–1547), merging Gothic elements with the full use of Italian decoration. Fontainebleau is an outstanding example. (See illustration p. 439.)
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(113) He entertained the idea of lionizing Francis I of France as the great king, or new Charlemagne, who would collaborate with the pope in carrying out God's will.