Margaret of Valois

Margaret of France (French: Marguerite, 1553 – 1615) was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois.

She 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 was queen twice for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who finally became King Henry IV of France.


Father: Henry II of France
MotherCatherine de’ Medici
SpousesHenry IV, King of France

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Further reading


  • Wikipedia for background, portrait.