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Henry II of France, husband of Catherine de Medici, and Father-in-law of Mary Queen of Scots.

Henri II (1519 - 1559). Son of Francois I and Claude of France. He married Catherine de Medici and had children.

Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 1553 – 1615) was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois.,Daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. Queen of 2 countries, for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who became King Henry IV of France.

King Henri II of France

Elizabeth of Valois - eldest daughter of Henry II of France & Catherine de' Medici. Her father insisted she shared her bedroom w/ her future sister-in-law, Mary, Queen of Scots. She had to give precedence to Mary –a crowned queen. The 2 would remain close friends the rest of their lives. Though her sister Margaret & Mary of Scots were prettier, she was still considered attractive. She married to Philip II of Spain. Philip was enchanted by his 14 yr old bride & gave up his mistress.

Mary Queen of Scots, aged 19, in white mourning to mark the loss of three members of her immediate family within a period of 18 months. Her father-in-law Henry II died in July 1559; her mother Mary of Guise died in Scotland in June 1560; and in December of the same year her husband Francis II died. Mary, no longer Queen of France, returned to Scotland in August 1561.

Catherine de' Medici, wife of Henry II. of France c. 1555

Mary of Guise (1515 - 1560). Queen of Scotland from 1538 to her husband's death in 1542. She married James V and had one daughter, Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots by François Clouet, wife of Francois II. Needs attribution. No, really.

Francis II was a monarch of the House of Valois-Angoulême who was King of France from 1559 to 1560. He was also King consort of Scotland as a result of his marriage to Mary, Queen of Scots, from 1558 until his death. Born: January 19, 1544, Palace of Fontainebleau Died: 1560, Orléans Spouse: Mary, Queen of Scots (m. 1558–1559) Parents: Catherine de' Medici, Henry II of France. ♕ℛ.