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    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 H...

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    • daniela cerutti

      history-of-fashion: ab. 1572 Unknown artist - Marguerite de Valois, Queen of France, first wife of Henry IV

    • PIETER FLEERACKERS

      MARGUERITE DE VALOIS (1553-1615) - Queen of Navarre 1572 and Queen of France 1589 - married to HENRI IV DE BOURBON - daughter of HENRI II DE VALOIS & CATHERINE DE MEDICI

    • Kristen Kirk

      It's About Time: 1500s Gossip - The intrigues of Marguerite de France, Marguerite de Valois, 1553-1615 Queen of France Red Dress

    • Carolyn Forbes

      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.

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    • Peggy Sanders

      Margaret of Valois (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 King Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain.

    • Tammie Dupuis

      MARGARET OF VALOIS AND FRANCE, ALSO QUEEN MARGOT, 1553-1615, SISTER OF HENRY III

    • Maria Gutierrez

      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 Henry III of Navarre who finally became King Henri IV of France. Margaret, among other political manipulations, was subjected to an arranged marriage and being held prisoner (albeit at a castle) for many years. However, her life was anything but passive. Aside from being twice a queen—first of Navarre (1572), then of France (1589), 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). She was also a gifted poet and writer, notable for both her own scandalous behavior and for revealing that of others. Margaret took many lovers both during her marriage and after divorcing. The most well-known were Joseph Boniface de La Môle, Jacques de Harlay, Seigneur de Chanvallon and Louis de Bussy d'Amboise. When imprisoned by her brother Henry III for eighteen years, she took advantage of the time to write her memoirs, which included a succession of stories relating to the disputes of her brothers Charles IX and Henry III with her husband Henry IV. The memoirs were published posthumously in 1628 and scandalised the population.[citation needed] Her life has inspired a variety of stories over the centuries, beginning with Shakespeare's early comedy Love's Labour's Lost written during her lifetime, to Alexandre Dumas, père's 1845 novel La Reine Margot; to a 1994 movie La Reine Margot

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