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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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The House of Plantagenet is the name given in England's historical narrative for the 14 Kings that ruled for the 331 years from 1154 until 1485.

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Portrait of Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont by François Clouet, ca 1570 France, MFA Houston

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Margaret of Anjou, b.23 March 1430 d.25 August 1482, wife of Henry VI and Queen Consort. One child.

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Henry 'Bolingbroke' was the son of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. Became King Henry IV of England - by deposition of his cousin King Richard II

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Henry III was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1573 to 1575 and ruled as King of France from 1574 until his death. He was the last French monarch of the Valois dynasty.

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