Marguerite o Fraunce (1553-1615)

Marguerite o Fraunce (14 Mey 1553 – 27 Mairch 1615) wis a member o the Hoose o Valois an a dochter o Keeng Henry II o Fraunce an his wife Catherine de' Medici. She mairit Keeng Henry o Navarre (Henri de Bourbon, later Keeng Henri IV o Fraunce). She wis kent Queen Margot an is aa incorrectly cried "Margaret o Valois". She head nae childer, an her husband would later mairy Marie de' Medici. She wis also a sister o the last Valois kings o France : kings Francis II an Charles IX. Francis II wis mairit tae Mary, Queen o Scots. She wis named in honour o her maternal aunt Marguerite o Fraunce, Duchess o Savoy (dochter o Francis I o Fraunce an wife o Emmanuel Philibert, Duke o Savoy.

Marguerite o Fraunce
1572 portrait o Keeng Henri an Queen Marguerite.
Queen consort o Fraunce
Tenur2 August 1589 – 17 December 1599
Queen consort o Navarre
Tenur18 August 1572 – 17 December 1599
Born14 May 1553
Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Fraunce
Dee'd27 Mairch 1615(1615-03-27) (aged 61)
Hostel de la Reyne Margueritte, Paris, France
BuirialRyal Basilica, Paris, Fraunce
SpouseHenry IV o Fraunce (m. 1572; annulled 1599)
Full name
Marguerite de France
HooseValois (bi birth)
Bourbon (bi mairiage)
FaitherHenry II o Fraunce
MitherCatherine de' Medici
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
SeegnaturMarguerite o Fraunce's signature
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