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Prince Francis and Mary Queen of Scots.

Reign, season 3, episode 11, Succession. Mary, Queen of Scotland.

Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December 1542 – 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart[3] or Mary I of Scotland, was queen regnant of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567 and queen consort of France from 10 July 1559 to 5 December 1560. When Henry II died on 10 July 1559 from injuries sustained in a joust, 15-year-old Francis became King of France, with Mary, aged 16, as his queen consort.

Francis II of France & his wife Mary, Queen of Scots. (The double portrait was taken from Francis' mother, Catherine De Medici's "Book of Hours".)

"Mary, Queen of Scots: Queen Without a Country, France, 1553" (The Royal Diaries) by Kathryn Lasky. The Royal Diaries series are a great way to get young girls excited about history. The historical fiction is well researched and geared toward pre-teen girls. The back of every book includes a real history chapter to give the reader more information about the time period and the historical figure featured in the book.

Mary Tudor - sister of Henry VIII. Seen here not wearing a blue dress.

Reign - ♕ Queen of Scots ♕ [Mary Stuart/Adelaide Kane] #6: "I may live in France, but I have the heart of a Scot." - Page 20 - Fan Forum

Reign - ♕ Queen of Scots ♕ [Mary Stuart/Adelaide Kane] #6: "I may live in France, but I have the heart of a Scot." - Page 8 - Fan Forum

Full-length portrait of Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex, who served as Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth I.

REIGN - Romanticized history - Mary Queen of Scotts and her betrothed, heir to the throne of France

❤ - Mary Stewart, Queen of France and Scotland, and Henry Lord Darnley, her Husband. Dunkarton R.

Francis II ( François II) (B: Jan. 19,1544 – D: Dec. 5,1560) was aged 15 when he succeeded to the throne of France, after the accidental death of his father, King Henry II, in 1559. He reigned for 18 months before he died in December 1560. He was also King consort of Scotland (1558–1560) as the husband of Queen Mary I.

Locket associated with Mary, Queen of Scots: The cameo portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots in this gold locket is one of several known to survive. The cameos were probably commissioned by Mary from France or Italy for distribution to supporters. The locket was made by a Scottish goldsmith. The heart-shaped locket incorporates diamonds and a ruby as well as the cameo portrait of Mary,ca. 16th century.

Henriette Marie of Francis, future wife of Charles I of England. Amazing to see people who lived to wear the costumes of the Van Dyck era in the clothes of the late Tudor/early Stuart era.

This statue of Marie Stuart, reine de France et d'Ecosse sits in Jardin du Luxembourg. Mary I (popularly known as Mary, Queen of Scots) was Queen of Scots (the monarch of the Kingdom of Scotland) from 1542 to 1567, and the queen consort of France from 1559 to 1560.

Mary, Queen of Scots at 16 - 1542-1587 - (Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland) was queen regnant of Scotland. Mary spent most of her childhood in France whilst Scotland was ruled by regents, and in 1558, she married Francis, Dauphin of France. Vivacious, beautiful, and clever, Mary had a promising childhood. She was considered a pretty child and later, as a woman, strikingly attractive. She was a favourite with everyone, except Henry II's wife Catherine de' Medici.

Detail from Portrait of Louis XV of France (1730) Hyacinthe Rigaud ./tcc/

Lady Frances Howard, Countess of Kildare, daughter of Catherine Carey, granddaughter of Henry Carey, great-granddaughter of Mary Boleyn

Queen Consort Margaret sister of King Henry VIII, queen of James IV of Scotland, grandmother of Mary, Queen of Scots, grandmother also of Mary's husband Henry Stewart, Lord Darnley, and great-grandmother of James VI of Scotland who became James I of England. Dates: (November 29, 1489 - October 18, 1541)

Louis XIV (1638-1715; reigned 1643-1715) “The Grand Monarch” detested the mobs of Paris and Paris itself. He moved his capital to Versailles in the 1680s. He sponsored economic reconstruction, but his wars across Europe eventually brought France to near ruin. He did little to quell the unrest that was building among the people. Louis married a Spanish princess, Marie Thérèse, in 1660. Known as the “Sun King” because he was the center of the social and political life of the French state.

Louis XVIII (1755-1824; reigned 1814-1824) was brother to Louis XVI, who had fallen victim to the Revolution in 1792. He spent most of the Revolution and the Napoleonic years in exile in Germany and England. The monarchy was restored following the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1814. His reactionary convictions were part of what destroyed the effectiveness of his brother Louis XVI in dealing with the revolution. Once restored as King of France, his reign was one of contradiction and comprom...