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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.

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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.

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

Catherine de' Medici was a Franco/Italian noblewoman who was Queen consort of France from 1547 until 1559, as the wife of King Henry II of France.


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.

Henriette Mary of France with her husband, the English King Charles I.