Henry III was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1573 to 1575 and ruled as King of France from 1574 until his death. He was the last French monarch of the Valois dynasty.

The children of Henri II and Catherine de Medici : Catherine de Medici's favorite son, Henri III - born Alexandre Édouard 19 September 1551 – died 2 August 1589

Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 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.,Daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. Queen of 2 countries, for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who became King Henry IV of France.

Marguerite de Valois - Queen of Navarre 1572 and Queen of France 1589 - married to Henri IV de Bourbon - daughter of Henri II de Valois y Catherine de Medici.

catherine de medici | Voracious Mind: The Confessions of Catherine de Medici

Catherine de Medici, daughter of Lorenzo II de Medici and Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was a Franco-Italian noblewoman who was Queen consort of France from 1547 until as the wife of Henri II of France.

Marie of Cleves or of Nevers (1553–1574) - Princess of Condé, wife of Henry, Prince of Condé, & an early love interest of King Henry III of France. Known for her beauty, Marie caught the eye of the young Henry III. Upon ascending the throne, Henry intended to procure Marie a divorce from her husband and marry her himself. Marie died before he could implement his plan. King Henry III would mourn for several months and eventually marry Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont, who greatly resembled Marie.

Artist Unknown Portrait of a Lady about 1650 Indianapolis Museum of Art, also suggested to be a portrait .'Marie of Cleves or of Nevers - Princess of Condé, wife of Henry, Prince of Condé, & an early love interest of King Henry III of France.

Edward I, also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots, was King of England from 1272 to 1307.

G/Grandfather: Edward I, also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots, was King of England from 1272 to

The young Margaret of France (Marguerite de France, Marguerite de Valois, 1553–1615) by François Clouet, c. 1560 She was born Marguerite de Valois, the 6 child & 3rd daughter of Henry II & the manipulative Catherine de' Medici. Three of her brothers would become kings of France: Francis II, Charles IX & Henry III. Her sister, Elisabeth of Valois, would become the 3rd wife of King Philip II of Spain.

Marguerite de Valois, painted by Clouet in Musée Condé - Chantilly / France. Marguerite was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici

Clouet: Henry III of France,1571

Henry III of son of Henry II and Catherine de Medici B: 19 Sept 1551 D: 2 Aug 1589 King of Poland for a short time, Inherited the throne as King of France at the age of Married to Louise of Lorraine.

enry's elephant, given to him by Louis IX of France, by Matthew Paris.

Matthew Paris’s drawings of Henry III’s elephant are well-known, and popular accounts of the Tower of London often mention the elephant’s brief residence there.

HENRI DE VALOIS (°1551) - son of Henri II and Catherine de Medici. / by CLOUET

François Clouet (1510 – 1572, French)

ByFrançois Clouet – French miniaturist and painter, known for his detailed portraits of the French ruling family).

Henry III of England - Wikipedia article.  He was my 24th ggf and rebuilt Westminster Abbey in 1245.

Henry III funeral head, the image that the posthumous images of Henry II is based on.

Margaret of Provence, Queen of France. She was a sister to Eleanor of Provence, Queen of England, as consort to Henry III.

"Margaret of Provence, Queen of France. She was a sister to Eleanor of Provence, Queen of England, as consort to Henry III. Ancestor" <--- That's amazing!

Henry II of France, husband of Catherine de Medici, and Father-in-law of Mary Queen of Scots.

An illegitimate daughter of James IV, Janet Stewart, the Lady Fleming, was sent to France as Mary Queen of Scots' Governess, and was sent home after having a son by Henry II.

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