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    Catherine de Valois. After Henry V's defeat of France, he married Catherine, daughter to Charles VI of France (also the younger sister of Isabella of Valois, Richard II's Queen). Catherine was the mother of Henry VI and, through her second marriage to Owen Tudor, the grandmother of King Henry VII.

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    Catherine de Valois - Funeral Effigy

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    Catherine Of Valois - English Monarch. Queen consort of King Henry V. The daughter of Charles VI the Wise of France and Isabelle of Bavaria, she married Henry as part of the settlement in the Treaty of Troyes. Theirs was a love match, and produced only one child, Henry. Following Henry V's sudden illness and death in 1422 Sir Owen Tudor, and the two were secretly married. They had four children, their sons would be the founders of the Tudor dynasty. Catherine died in childbirth

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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.

Isabeau of Bavaria (aka "Isabella"), seen on the right, was the mother of Catherine of Valois, grandmother to Henry VI and Edmund Tudor, great grandmother to Henry VII, and great-great grandmother to Henry VIII. She was married to Charles VI ("The Mad") of France.

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461 YEARS AGO TODAY ~ ON 20 JULY 1547 ~ THE 9 YEAR OLD SON OF KING HENRY VIII AND HIS QUEEN, JANE SEYMOUR - WAS CROWNED, "KING OF ENGLAND".

February 20, 1547: Edward VI Crowned King of England. The ceremony was somewhat abbreviated to allow for the age of the nine-year-old King, and the demands of the Reformation. Afterwards, a banquet was held at Westminster Hall, where the new monarch was allowed to dine with his crown on his head.

Isabelle of Castile, Mother of Catherine of Aragon

Undressed funeral effigy of Catherine de Valois, Queen of England. Henry V's queen died in 1437. Her grandson King Henry VII made major alterations to Westminster Abbey, which involved moving her embalmed body. She was placed in a crude coffin constructed of flimsy boards, and was left above ground. Catherine remained a public spectacle in the Abbey for over 200 years.

Catherine de Valois. The mother of the Tudor dynasty. Wife of Henry V and Owen Tudor. With her second husband Owen Tudor she bore a son Edmund who married Margaret Beaufort who would then produce a new king for England King Henry VII. The first of the Tudors

Detail of Anne Boleyn, beheaded by King Henry VIII, inside King's College Chapel.

Tudor and Stuart Royals, a painting at Leeds Castle Henry VII; Henry VIII; Edward VI; Mary I; Elizabeth I; James I; Henry, Prince of Wales; Charles I; Anne of Denmark; Frederick V, King of Bohemia; Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia