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Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 1553 – 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.,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. Queen of 2 countries, for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who became King Henry IV of France.


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Richard II greets his young bride, Isabelle of Valois. Isabella of France (1389 – 1409) was Queen consort of England as the second spouse of King Richard II. Her parents were King Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. Her younger sister, Catherine of Valois, was Queen consort of England from 1420–1422, as the wife of King Henry V of England and mother of Henry VI, King of England.


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Henri III, last Valois King of France. As the Duke of Anjou, he had briefly been a suitor to Elizabeth I in 1570 (the date of this portrait).


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Henry II of France, husband of Catherine de Medici, and Father-in-law of Mary Queen of Scots.


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The young Duc d'Alencon (brother of King Francois II, Mary Stuart's first husband) who grew up to be Elizabeth I's suitor, her "frog."


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Charles IX (27 June 1550 – 30 May 1574) was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1560 until his death. He ascended the throne of France upon the death of his brother Francis II.


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Diane de Poitiers, mistress to Henri II. Grand Senechal(e) of Normandy, Countess of Saint-Vallier, Duchess of Étampes, Duchess of Valentinois


Diane de Poitiers - cougar, gold drinker, fashionista - Madame Guillotine

Claude of France (1499 - 1524) - princess queen consort of France ruling Duchess of Brittany. Spouse of Francis I of France, mother of Henry II, grandmother of the last three kings of the Valois line. Two of Claude's ladies-in-waiting were the English sisters Mary Anne Boleyn, another was Diane de Poitiers. Mary became the king's mistress. Anne Boleyn eventually became Queen of England. Diane de Poitiers inspired the School of Fontainebleau was the lifelong mistress of Henri II.


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Francis II (age 15) with his wife Mary, Queen of Scots (age 17) in 1559.


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Odette de Champdivers (b. about 1390, d. after 1424) was the mistress of Charles VI of France (the Mad) and previously his brother, the Duke of Orléans. She was called la petite reine ("the little queen") by Charles. She was about seventeen years old. Queen Isabeau, the victim of beatings and abuse from her violent, schizophrenic husband, allowed Odette to substitute for her without difficulty. She herself arranged for Odette to take her place in the mentally ill king's bed


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