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Margaret of Valois

(“Queen Margot”) 1533–1615, 1st wife of Henry IV of France: queen of Navarre; patron of science and literature (daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de’ Medici).
1553–1615, daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de’ Medici; queen of Navarre (1572) by marriage to Henry of Navarre. The marriage was dissolved (1599) after his accession as Henry IV of France: noted for her Mémoires


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