Meaning of François Premier in English:

François Premier

(also Francois Premier)

Pronunciation /ˈfrɒnswɑː prəmˈjeɪ/ /ˈfrɑːnswɑː prəmˈjeɪ/ /ˈfranswɑː prəmˈjeɪ/

noun

  • Attributive Relating to or characterized by the style in architecture, furniture, etc., characteristic of (the early part of) the reign of François I, typically regarded as a mixture of Italian and Gothic influences; designating such a style.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Ainsworth's Magazine. From French François premier (usually written as François I), the title of François I, King of France (reigned 1515–47).