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Marguerite de Valois, painted by Clouet in 1560. Photo: Musée Condé, Chantilly. Marguerite 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 became Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century.

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Catherine of Valois, was Queen consort of England from 1420–1422, as the wife of King Henry V of England, mother of Henry VI, King of England and grandmother of King Henry VII of England.

1572 Margot, daughter of Catherine de Medici and Henri II of France by Clouet. Married to Henri of Navarre who later became King of France after three of her brothers had short lived reigns as kings.


The Marriage of Catherine of Valois and Henry V of England in 1420. This blog has *loads* of amazing medieval and renaissance portraits -- well worth the look!

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National Portrait Gallery

Catherine of Valois, b. 27 October 1401 (Paris), d. 3 January 1437 (London), aged 35. (This is a coloured line engraving c.1842 by Edward Hargrave). Mother of King Henry VI (b. 6 December 1461). Grandmother of King Henry VII. Her first husband was King Henry V., m. 2 June 1420 at either Troyes Cathedral, Champagne, France OR Parish Church of St John, Meulan, France. After Henry V's death, she produced at least six more children with Owen Tudor, one of whom was Edmund, father of King Henry…

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Henry VIII Marries Catherine of Aragon: The Start of a 20 Year Marriage

Young Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII of England, by Michel Sittow. (circa 1504-1505)