Margaret of Valois (French: Marguerite de France, Marguerite de Valois, 14 May 1553 – 27 March 1615) was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. Royal Princess of France by birth, she ultimately became the only surviving member of the Royal Valois dynasty. She was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici and the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She was queen twice for she had married King ...

Marguerite de Valois, Queen of France, 14 May 1553 – 27 March 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. She was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici and the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She was queen twice for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who finally became King Henry IV of France.

Catherine de Médicis (vers 1555). *Régente du royaume de France: 5 déc 1560-17 aout 1563 (2 ans, 8 mois et 12 jours), monarque: Charles IX. *Reine de France: 31 mars 1547-10 juillet 1559, couronnement 10 juin 1549 en la basilique St-Denis, monarque: Henri II. Maison de Médicis née le 13 avril 1519 à Florence, dècés le 5 janvier 1589 (à 69 ans) à Blois. Père: Laurent II de Médicis, Mère: Madeleine de la Tour d'Auvergne. Conjoint: Henri II de France.

Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 1553 – 1615), Queen of France and of Navarre during the late16th 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. She was queen of 2 countries:she had married King Henry III of Navarre who became King Henry IV of France.

Catherine Carey daughter of Mary Boleyn and William Carey was born about 1524. It is believed that she is the product of her mother's affair with Henry VIII but he never recognized her as such. She was Maid of Honor to Anne of Cleves and Catherine Howard. She married Sir Francis Knollys on 4/26/1540. Once Elizabeth became queen she was appointed Chief Lady of the Bedchamber.

Miniature of Elizabeth of York. She was the daughter of a king (Edward IV), the sister of a king (Edward V), the niece of a king (Richard III), the wife of a king (Henry VII), the mother of a king (Henry VIII), and the grandmother to a king (Edward VI) and two queens (Mary I and Elizabeth I). My 15th GGM. I descend through her daughter Princess Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII.

Wedding of Marguerite & Henri IV 4/11/1572 - Marguerite de Valois Daughter of King Henry II of France & Catherine de' Medici.- Ce mariage auquel s'était opposé Jeanne d'Albret dans un 1° temps, a été arrangé pour favoriser la réconcilitation entre catholiques et protestants. Comme Marguerite de Valois, étant catholique, ne peut se marier que devant un prêtre, et que Henri ne peut entrer dans une église, leur mariage fut célébré sur le parvis de Notre-Dame. S'ensuivirent plusieurs jours de fê...

Great-Grandmother... Eleanor of Aquitaine (in French: Aliénor d’Aquitaine, Éléonore de Guyenne) (1122[note 1] – 1 April 1204) was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages. As well as being Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right, she was queen consort of France (1137–1152) and of England (1154–1189). Eleanor of Aquitaine is the only woman to have been queen of both France and England. She was the patroness of such literary figures as Wace, Ben...

The young Margaret of France (Marguerite de France, Marguerite de Valois, 1553–1615) by François Clouet, c. 1560 She was born Marguerite de Valois, the 6 child & 3rd daughter of Henry II & the manipulative Catherine de' Medici. Three of her brothers would become kings of France: Francis II, Charles IX & Henry III. Her sister, Elisabeth of Valois, would become the 3rd wife of King Philip II of Spain.

Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France, Marguerite de Valois, 14 May 1553 – 27 March 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. Ultimately Margaret was forced to marry King Henry III of Navarre, who ultimately succeeded to her brothers as Henry IV of France (from this marriage, she was also the Duchess of Vendôme), the son of the Protestant queen Jeanne III of Navarre.

Queen Elizabeth the First

MARGUERITE DE VALOIS (°1553) - 7th child of HENRI II DE VALOIS & CATHERINE DE MEDICI

ROYALLY COMMISSIONED PORTRAIT OF MARGUERITE DE VALOIS - DAUGHTER OF CATHERINE DE MEDICIS - SISTER OF HENRY III - WIFE OF HENRY IV

Marguerite de Valois - was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. Daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois. Margaret was famous for her beauty and sense of style - she was one of the most fashionable women of her time, influencing most of Europe's Royal Courts with her clothing. Notable for both her own scandalous behavior and for revealing that of others.

Catherine de' Medici, daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici and of Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was a Franco/Italian noblewoman and Queen consort of France from 1547 until 1559. In 1533, at the age of fourteen, Caterina married Henry, second son of King Francis I and Queen Claude of France. The gallicised version of her name, Catherine de Médicis, was Queen consort of France wife of King Henry II of France from 1547 to 1559. One of Mary's many Mother-in-Laws.

Prince Henry of France married Catherine de Medici in 1533. Crowned as King Henry II in 1547 following the death of his brother King Francis. It was not until 1544 that Catherine produced their first son Francis, followed by a daughter Elizabeth in 1544. They had 10 children, of whom 8 survived infancy.. Francis II , King of France; Elizabeth, Queen of Spain; Claude, Duchess of Lorraine; Charles IX, King of France; Henry III, King of France; Margaret, Queen of France; Francis Duke of Alenco...

Charlotte de Beaune Semblançay (c. 1551–1617) was a French noblewoman & a mistress of King Henry of Navarre, who became King Henry IV of France. She was a member of Queen Mother Catherine de' Medici's notorious Flying Squadron (Escadron Volant), a group of beautiful female spies & informants recruited to seduce important men at Court to extract information for the Queen Mother.

SHEILD OF HENRY II OF FRANCE ~ KING TO QUEEN ELEANOR OF AQUITAINE

Marguerite de Valois (1553-1615) known as Queen Margot, was the youngest daughter of Henry II and Catherine de Medici.

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 ...

Jane Seymour's (Queen of England, 3rd wife of King Henry VIII) wedding dress. You can see King Henry's wedding outfit too.