Henry II of France is Crowned King


Henry ll of France

On 25 July 1547, Henry ll of France was crowned.  Henry was the father of Francis ll – first husband of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Henry was married to Catherine de’ Medici and had a long time mistress, Diane de Poitiers.

Henry only reigned for about two years – died from injuries from jousting.

Henry and Catherine had many children:

Francis ll of France
Elizabeth, Queen of Spain
Louis of Valois
Claude, Duchess of Lorraine
Charles lX of France
Henry lll of France
Margaret, Queen of Navarre and France

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