Reidford Genealogy
King Henri of France [2472]
Catherine DE MEDICI [2734]
King Francis II of France [2466]
(1544-1560)

 

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Mary Queen of Scots [2465]

King Francis II of France [2466]

  • Born: 19 Jan 1544
  • Marriage: Mary Queen of Scots [2465] on 24 Apr 1558 in Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
  • Died: 5 Dec 1560, Orleans, France aged 16
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bullet  General Notes:

Francis II, King of France Birth 19 JAN 1544, Fontainebleau, France Death 5 DEC 1560, Orleans, France Burial , St. Denis, France Father Henry II, King of France Mother Catherine of Florence DE MEDICI Family: Mary STUART, Queen of Scots Marriage 24 APR 1558, Paris, France NOTES: Francis was a mental and physical weakling and was dominated by Fran‡ois, duke of Guise and Cardinal Charles of Lorraine, the uncles of his wife. These two men, who in effect were the rulers during Francis's brief reign (1559-60) tried to repress the growing political power of the Protestants in France. His death ended the ascendancy of the Guises at court. a.k.a.: Francois II.


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Francis married Mary Queen of Scots [2465], daughter of King James V of Scotland [2460] and Mary GUISE of Lorraine [2463], on 24 Apr 1558 in Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France. (Mary Queen of Scots [2465] was born on 8 Dec 1542 in Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian, christened in Kirk of St. Michael, Linlithgow, West Lothian and died on 8 Feb 1587 in Fotheringay, Northamptonshire, England.)


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