Tomb of the Children of France - Tours Cathedral

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This tomb, in Tours cathedral, by Michel Colombe was made in 1506 for the two sons of Charles VIII of France and Anne of Brittany. It is reputed to be the first tomb in the region that was made in the Italian style.
 
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Charles Orlando, Dauphin of France, was born in October 1492, and died in December 1495 having caught measles at Amboise. A year later another son was born to Charles and Anne but he died within a month.
 
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The tomb was made of Carrara marble by Michel Colombe in what was to become the French Renaissance style.