Élisabeth o Fraunce (1545-1568)

Élisabeth o Fraunce (Spaingie: Isabel de Valois; (2 Aprile 1545 – 3 October 1568) wis a Spaingie queen consort as the third wife o Philip II o Spain. She wis the eldest dochter o Henry II o Fraunce an his wife Catherine de' Medici. She grew up with Mary, Queen o Scots, who wis mairit tae Élisabeth's brither Francis II o Fraunce. dochter, cried Isabel in Spain, died in childbirth. Her husband Keeng Philip II would later mairy Anna o Austrick in Mey o 1570. They were the parents o the future Philip III o Spain.

Élisabeth o Fraunce
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Élisabeth o Fraunce, bi Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, (aa attributed tae Sofonisba Anguissola)
Queen consort o Spain
Tenur22 Juin 1559 – 3 October 1568
Born2 Aprile 1545
Pailace o Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, Fraunce
Dee'd3 October 1568(1568-10-03) (aged 23)
Ryal Pailace, Aranjuez, Spain
BuirialEl Escorial
SpousePhilip II o Spain (m. 1559)
Full name
Élisabeth de France
HooseValois (Angoulême branch bi birth
Habsburgs o Spain (mairiage)
FaitherHenry II o Fraunce
MitherCatherine de' Medici
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Coat of Arms of Elisabeth of France (1545-1568), Queen Consort of Spain.svg


On 22 Juin 1559 she mairit Philip II o Spain, son o Charles V, Haly Roman Emperor, an Isabella o Portugal. He wis the ruler o the vast Spaingie Empire.


  1. Stillborn son (1560)
  2. Miscarried twin dochters (August 1564)
  3. Isabel Clara Eugenia, Airchduchess o Austrick, Infanta o Spain (12 August 1566 – 1 December 1633) mairit Albert VII, Airchduke o Austrick but haed nae issue.
  4. Caterina Micaela, Airchduchess o Austrick, Infanta o Spain (10 October 1567 – 6 November 1597) mairit Charles Emmanuel I, Duke o Savoy, an haed issue.
  5. Miscarried dochter (3 October 1568).

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