Catherine de Medici

Queen Isabella 1478 - Figure from the Museum of Ventura County collection. Historical Figures Collection by George Stuart.

Josephine Bonaparte Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart. Visit Our Site For More Information: http://www.galleryhistoricalfigures.com/figuredetail.php?abvrname=JoseBonaparte

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Mary Stuart, Queen of France and Scotland in her wedding dress, 1565

George Stuart’s portraits of Historical Figures-Queen Elizabeth I

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Full length color image of Mary Stuart aka. Mary Queen of Scots, by George Stuart.

Full length color image of Countess Du Barry aka. Jeanne Bécu , by George Stuart.

Marie de Medici

Catherine Howard was beheaded with a single stroke, and her body was buried in an unmarked grave in the nearby chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula, where the bodies of her cousins, Anne and George Boleyn, also lay Francis I of France wrote a letter to Henry, regretting the "lewd and naughty behaviour of the Queen" and advising him that "the lightness of women cannot bend the honour of men".

Catherine de' Medici, daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici and of Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was a Franco/Italian noblewoman who was Queen consort of France from 1547 until 1559, as the wife of King Henry II of France. In 1533, at the age of fourteen, Caterina married Henry, second son of King Francis I and Queen Claude of France. Under the gallicised version of her name, Catherine de Médicis, she was Queen consort of France as the wife of King Henry II of France from 1547 to 1559.

♕ℛ. Catherine de' Medici and her children: Charles IX, Henry III, Francis the duke d'Alençon, and Margaret queen of Navarre, from Strawberry Hill

The children of Henri II and Catherine de Medici : Catherine de Medici's favorite son, Henralexandre Eduoard.

Catherine de Medici about 35 years of age, French court fashion circa 1555

1530s

Queen Anne of England (1665-1714) daughter of James II came to the throne following the death of her sister Mary II and her husband Willaim III. She is known as the last of the House of Stuart.

Catherine de Medici Date and artist unknown (I would guess late 1570’s/ early 1580’s)

Catherine de Medici (daughter of Lorenzo) Queen of France as wife of Henry, second son of King Francis I, then Queen consort of France as wife of King Henry II from 1547 to 1559. Henry's death thrust Catherine into the political arena as mother of the frail 15-year-old King Francis II. When he died in 1560, she became regent on behalf of her 10-year-old son King Charles IX and was granted sweeping powers. After Charles died in 1574, Catherine played a key role in the reign of 3rd son, Henry ...