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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…

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…

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William Marshal Builder of great castles in Normandy, England, Ireland and Wales, including Pembroke Castle and Chepstow Castle. Favourite of Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine. Loyal friend to five Plantagenet kings – The Young Henry, Henry II, Richard I, John, and Henry III (and knighted two of them). Regent of England. ....

Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 1553 – 1615- Le duc de Guise est le 1° d'une longue série d'amants prêtés à Marguerite. La princesse a reçu une éducation soignée et possède toutes les qualités pour briller à la cour, à commencer par son éclatante beauté ("S'i y en eust jamais une au monde parfaite en beauté, c'est la royne de Navarre", écrira Brantôme).